Upside Down Banana Cake

Simple and tasty recipe, this cake tastes like afternoon at grandma’s house!


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 20 / preparation time: 50 minutes



Caramel sauce: 

1 cup sugar

½ cup of hot water

3 bananas, sliced


1 can of condensed milk

1 can measure of milk

1 tsp cinnamon

½ cup vegetable oil

3 eggs

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tbs baking powder



Caramel sauce:

1 – Place the sugar in a saucepan and cook on low heat.

2 – When starting to brown, place the hot water and stir gently to dissolve all the sugar.

3 – Pour the liquid into the baking pan, spreading evenly.

4 – Add the banana slices, close to each other.

Cake Batter:

1 – Beat eggs in a blender for 1 minute.

2 – Add condensed milk, milk, oil and cinnamon and beat for 3 minutes.

3 – Put the mixture in a large bowl add the flour and baking powder (sifted) and stir until smooth.

4 – Pour the batter over bananas and bake, in a preheated oven (350°F), for about 35 to 40 minutes.

5 – Let it cool slightly, unmold the cake and serve.


Tips and Options:

  • Add to the batter: 1 mashed banana and chopped almonds.
  • Instead of bananas, put pineapple, apples or peaches.


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