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Upside Down Banana Cake

 Upside Down Banana Cake
Because this starts with a cake mix, this is a fast and easy dessert to make. Plus, it uses up your ripe bananas and tastes great!—Lois Schlickau, Haven, Kansas
9 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + standing


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 medium firm bananas, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 package (9 ounces) yellow cake mix
  • Whipped cream


  • Place butter in a 9-in. square baking pan. Heat at 350° for 4-5
  • minutes or until melted; sprinkle with brown sugar. Arrange bananas
  • in pan; set aside. Prepare cake mix according to package directions;
  • pour over bananas.
  • Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Immediately invert cake onto a serving
  • platter. Let stand for 5 minutes; remove pan. Serve warm with
  • whipped cream. Yield: 9 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Jiffy cake mix.