I tried to make Tasty’s Banana-cinnamon Upside Down Cake and the result was amazing!

Banana-cinnamon Upside Down Cake, indeed a better way to make your banana cake. With a luscious banana flavor complimented by cinnamon, this pleasantly dense and moist cake will never fail your sugar cravings. 

Sooo.. It was an ordinary Monday afternoon with pretty much nothing going on, and although I know that the responsible thing to do is to try and be productive, I just found myself lying on the couch and facebooking. I was scrolling, scrolling, until a particular video (See below) caught my attention. As per usual, it’s about food! I’ve known about pineapple upside-down cake but never would have I imagined that you can do the same thing with bananas! I always loved banana cake as it is very forgiving for newbies like me during baking and it just taste so much better the next day when you take it out from the fridge and pair it with a steaming cup of coffee. It made me go BANANASSSS!  I was on my peak of excitement when I remembered that I needed to wait for the bananas to overripe and it just burst my bubble!


Fast forward to 3 days. I have been waiting for my bananas to get overripe, eager to make something out of it. Then today when I woke up, there they are waiting for me, calling me, begging for my attention… or is it just me being delusional? Anyway, one look and I knew the bananas were ready to be treated with love and a little bit of cinnamon, and so I got to work and started mashing them eagerly. Once baked, I could see the caramel oozing from the side of the cake that I had no problem with the cake sticking on the side of the pan, It just look so gorgeous that it made me feel like a professional food photographer while having my photo shoot. Doesn’t it look yummy guys?


Banana-Cinnamon Upside Down Cake

By Claire A. Suarez

Luscious banana flavor complimented by cinnamon, this pleasantly dense and moist cake will never fail your sugar cravings.

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Yield: 9 servings


  • 5 Over ripe bananas
  • 2 Cups wheat flour
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup oil
  • 1/2 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2-3 bananas, sliced (for topping)

for the caramel:

  • 1 Cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter



  1. Preheat Oven to 350°F
  2. Mash the bananas, add eggs,sugar,cinnamon, vanilla extract and oil then mix thoroughly until well incorporated.
  3. Add the flour and mix until there’s no more lumps of flour, set aside.
  4. In a pot, cook the sugar on medium heat until it starts melting then add the butter. Mix thoroughly and cook just until all the sugar is dissolved.
  5. Pour caramel mixture onto baking pan (I used an 8×8 square pan) and line up the sliced bananas.
  6. Pour the batter mixture then bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean, Enjoy!
Calories per serving: 522kcal
Fat per serving: 24g

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