Killer Upside-Down Banana Walnut Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 325 degrees.
  • Grease a 9-inch round cake pan (make certain to spray the bottom of the pan generously with non-stick cooking spray).
  • For the topping: in a heavy-bottom saucepan combine sugar and butter; stir over low heat until butter melts and the mixture is well blended.
  • Pour into cake pan, and spread to coat the bottom of the pan.
  • Drizzle the maple syrup over the butter/sugar mixture, then sprinkle with chopped nuts.
  • Place the long banana slices in concentric circles on top of the nuts, overlapping slightly but covering the bottom.
  • For the cake: stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl.
  • Beat in sugar and butter in another bowl until creamy (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Add in egg and vanilla; beat until smooth, light and fluffy.
  • beat in flour mixture alternately with milk.
  • Spoon the batter over the bananas in the pan.
  • Bake for about 50-55 minutes, or until cakes tests done.
  • Transfer cake to a rack and run a knife around the sides of the pan.
  • Cool cake for 30 minutes.
  • Place a plate over pan and invert onto plate.
  • Let stand 3 minutes upside-down with plate on top, then gently lift off pan.
  • Serve with whipped cream.
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