Banana-walnut Upside-down Cake

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For topping: Preheat oven to 325F.
  • Combine sugar and butter in medium saucepan.
  • Stir over low heat until butter melts and mixture is well blended.
  • Pour into 9-inch diameter cake pan.
  • Spread to coat bottom of pan.
  • Pour maple syrup over sugar mixture.
  • Sprinkle nuts evenly over.
  • Place banana slices in concentric circles on nuts, overlapping slightly, and covering bottom.
  • For cake: Stir flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in medium bowl to blend.
  • Beat sugar and butter in another bowl until creamy.
  • Add egg and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in flour mixture alternately with milk in 3 additions.
  • Spoon batter over bananas.
  • Bake until tester comes out clean, about 55 minutes.
  • Transfer cake to rack.
  • Run knife around pan sides.
  • Cool cake on rack 25 minutes.
  • Place cake plate over pan; invert cake.
  • Let stand 3 minutes, then gently lift off pan.
  • Serve warm with whipped cream.
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