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banana coconut upside-down cake

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a recipe by
ali Bresnahan
Kihei, HI

Doesn't this sound delicious?? Found the recipe online at (the pictures are mine.)

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method Bake

Ingredients For banana coconut upside-down cake

  • 1 pkg
    yellow cake mix
  • 3
  • 1/4 c
    cooking oil
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2 c
  • 4
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 stick
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice

How To Make banana coconut upside-down cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°. Spray two 8" round cake pans with cooking spray. With electric mixer, beat cake mix, eggs, oil, water and sour cream on low till combined. Beat on high for 2 minutes.
  • 2
    Slice bananas. Place slices evenly on the bottom of each cake pan. Melt butter in small pan. Add brown sugar and lemon juice, and heat till dissolved.
  • 3
    Pour half of brown sugar mixture into each of the cake pans, over the bananas.
  • 4
    Sprinkle coconut over brown sugar sauce.
  • 5
    Pour cake batter on top of the coconut into both pans, dividing equally.
  • 6
    Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes.
  • 7
    Remove from oven and let sit five minutes.
  • 8
    Invert onto serving plates. Slice and serve.
  • 9
    ** SUGGESTION ** Instead of having two separate single-layer cakes, you might want to put one layer on top of the other (with the bananas in between the layers, just like frosting)! I think I'll try that next time. ☺