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Banana-walnut Upside-down Cake

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“This cake is simple to make, looks fabulous, and tastes positively delicious.”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


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

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