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Upside-Down Banana Bread

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Upside-Down Banana Bread
55 Min

We had a little fun in the Test Kitchen and turned your favorite banana bread upside-down! Our Upside-Down Banana Bread is great as-is or served with some vanilla ice cream. Just be warned, no matter how you decide to eat it, it'll be hard to stop at just one piece!

What You'll Need

  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 7 ripe bananas, divided
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly in baking dish and drizzle with butter. Slice 3 bananas in half lengthwise, then cut each of them in half. Layer banana slices cut-side up in baking dish over brown sugar; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mash remaining 4 bananas. Add eggs, oil, water, vanilla, and sugar; beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Add flour, baking powder, and salt; mix well. Spread batter evenly over bananas.
  4. Bake 55 to 60 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let sit 5 minutes, then invert onto platter. Serve warm.

Just a Suggestion!

  • We think this recipe is great when slight heated and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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The smell is amazing. Much better eaten warm.

Very good right out of the oven, delicious! Make sure to eat it all. Not as good next day, changes texture.


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