August 27, 2014

Upside Down Banana Cake

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

(servings: 20 / 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.

Original recipe (in Portuguese): Bolo de Banana Caramelizada.
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