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Banana Upside Down Cake

Banana Upside Down Cake is a yummy unique dessert that is like a combination of a pineapple upside down cake and banana bread. This moist banana cake is a cake for any occasion!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana upside down cake recipe, cake recipes with fresh fruit, easy banana cake, moist banana cake
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 475kcal
Author: Jill


Cake Ingredients:

  • cups all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed about 1 ¼ cup
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • cup canola oil
  • 2 large eggs

Topping Ingredients:

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons salted butter melted
  • 3 ripe bananas ⅓ inch slices


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, and grease a 9-inch springform cake pan.
  • In a small bowl, combine all topping ingredients and press into the bottom of prepared pan.
  • Layer banana slices on top of mixture.
  • In a large bowl, combine all cake ingredients and pour on top of banana layer.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted.
  • Carefully turn out onto a platter and serve.


Serving: 5g | Calories: 475kcal | Carbohydrates: 93g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 256mg | Potassium: 503mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 65g | Vitamin A: 418IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 2mg