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Banana Blueberry Upside Down Cake


I made this  'Banana Blueberry Upside Down Cake'  based on the recipe of my previous post of  Pineapple Upside Down Cake.  Prior to that I've also tried baking this cake with peaches and I find that they all are delicious in their own way as each of them have a fruity flavour of their own.



For ease of reference, here's the recipe.

Ingredients for the Topping    
                                        
Cream the following till spreadable
  • 2 oz butter/margarine
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar






Cake batter
6 oz plain flour
4 oz butter/margarine
3.1/2 to 4 oz  caster sugar
2 eggs
1.1/2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
2  Tbsp milk
1 tsp orange/lemon rind
1 tsp vanilla
4 to 5 ripe bananas depending on size and length
125 gm fresh blueberries
Brown sugar or Demarara sugar to sprinkle (optional)

Method
1.  Coat the bottom of an 8 inch square cake pan with creamed butter and brown sugar                             
2.  Lightly coat the blueberries with some flour from the recipe. 
3.  Peel the bananas and split into 2, lengthwise.  Arrange on the bottom of the pan.
4.  Sprinkle the flour coated blueberries on top of the bananas. (Also sprinkle on some brown or demerara sugar if desired).
5.  Spread the cake batter on top. (Click  'here'  for the method of the cake batter).
6.  Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg C for 45 to 50 mins.
7.  Test with a skewer if it comes out clean.
8.  When cake tests done, invert it immediately onto a serving plate.
9.  Leave for a few minutes before removing the cake pan.
10.Let cool and serve








Comments

  1. How does it taste like, Cheah? *hinting* hahaha...

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  2. Cheah, This looks so good! I like how you arranged the banana and blueberries on top... so yummy!

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  3. Cool...banana and blueberry, I have not tried making any upside down cake and yours looks delicious :)

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  4. Claire
    Tastes sweet and a bit sourish, chilled is better.

    Ann
    Thank you. If the bananas were longer, then just put 2 in a row, will also look nice.

    Elin
    Thank you momsie.

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  5. Cheah, I've yet tried anything like this before. Sounds pretty flavourful! Perhaps it's a fabulous combination. Hope you're enjoying your evening.
    Kristy

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  6. lovely cake I am yet to make an upside down cake must try

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  7. One cake base that make two yummy cakes! I like this brilliant idea.

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  8. Very nice looking, you put so many blueberries! yum!

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  9. sounds like a winning combo to me! :) Will definitely give it a try, thanks for sharing!

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  10. Daily Morning Coffee
    Thanks for visiting. Will try out the test soon.

    Kristy
    Yes, two flavours in one cake. You enjoy your day too.

    Rebecca
    Perhaps you should try making one too!

    Zoe
    Thank you!

    Jeannie
    Yes, I like the colour combination.

    Jen
    You're welcome. Maybe you can try with another combo too!

    Penny
    Thank you.

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  11. Mmmm...I love this...my favourite ingredients there...blueberries and bananas. Would be so delicious with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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