Caramelized Banana Upside Down Cake

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About Caramelized Banana Upside Down Cake

Banana upside down cake is one of the most delectable cakes with a spongy texture and baked using banana Robusta, whole wheat flour and Jaggery. This healthy cake is a guilt free treat for all sweet tooth people.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Recipe TasteSweet
Servings - 6


  • Caramel
  • 1/4 cup Demerara Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Melted Butter
  • Cake
  • 1 Banana sliced or
  • 1 Banana mashed
  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Salt of, or as per taste
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Jaggery
  • 1/2 cup Milk full fat
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tbsp Water if needed â


  • Setting the pan: 1. Melt butter and grease a round 6 -7 inch pan. Dust little flour 2. Sprinkle the Demerara sugar and spread evenly 3. Place the banana slices on the sugar
  • Sieve flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt for 3 times.
  • Mix powdered jaggery with milk and add cardamom powder. Dissolve completely and strain this liquid for any impurities
  • To the above liquid add the mashed banana and mix well.
  • Add oil and vanilla extract
  • Combine sifted flour mixture to the above wet mixture until no lumps are seen
  • At this stage if the batter is very thick(depends on the whole wheat flour), add water one tablespoon at a time and form a free flowing batter but not runny. ( i used 2 tbsps of water)
  • Preheat oven @180c
  • Pour the batter into the pan set with banana slices. Gently tap without disturbing the banana setup
  • Bake for 30 – 35 mins @ 180c until the cake tester comes out clean.
  • Allow the cake to cool down completely, invert the pan and gently tap. Yummy cake is ready to be served

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Rajeswari Annamalai
Rajeswari Annamalai

Software professional turned into home maker and baker :)


3.75 from 4 votes

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