Banana Coconut Upside-Down Cake


Serves 12
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 50 Minutes


  • 1 box of yellow cake mix
  • 4-6 ripe bananas, sliced ¼-inch-thick
  • 1½ cups shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter


    1. Preheat oven to 350℉ / 175℃. Spray two 8-inch round cake pans with cooking spray. Prepare cake mix per package instructions. Set aside.
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  1. Evenly place banana slices on the bottom of each cake pan.
  2. Combine brown sugar and butter in a small saucepan over medium heat and stir until dissolved. Divide brown sugar sauce between the two pans, pouring evenly over the banana slices.
  3. Sprinkle half the coconut over the sugar mixture in each pan.
  4. Divide prepared cake batter between the two pans. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate.