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Delicious Banana Coconut Upside Down Cake Recipe – Perfect Tropical Dessert for Bakers

Delicious Banana Coconut Upside Down Cake Recipe – Perfect Tropical Dessert for Bakers

This recipe, which makes two single-layer cakes, is easy to prepare and the result far outweighs the effort. I made it for dessert for a Saturday night dinner, but promptly ate it as a brunch cake the following Sunday morning. It was perfect with a steaming cup of hot coffee.

You’ll Need :

1 yellow cake mix
3 whole eggs
1/4 cup oil
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup water
6 bananas, sliced, divided between two pans
1 1/2 cups shredded coconut, divided between two pans
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions :

Preheat oven to 350* Fahrenheit. Spray or grease and flour two deep 8-inch round cake pans. (I think my cake pans are 8 inches round by 2 inches deep, and I had just barely enough space for the risen cake.)

In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the cake mix, eggs, oil, water and sour cream on low until combined. Increase speed to high and beat for 2 minutes.

Slice bananas evenly over the bottom of the two cake pans.

In a small saucepan, melt the butter. Add the brown sugar and lemon juice and heat until dissolved. Pour half of the brown sugar mixture into each of the two cake pans, over the bananas. Sprinkle coconut over the brown sugar sauce.

Pour the cake batter on top of the coconut, dividing equally between the two pans.

Bake 35-40 minutes or until cake tests done with a toothpick. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes. Invert onto serving platter. Slice to serve.
Cake is probably best the day it is served, but leftovers can be stored overnight in the refrigerator. Much beyond that and the bananas might not be as appealing as you would wish.

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?