Banana Coconut Upside Down Cake

Banana Coconut Upside Down Cake

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 16 slices


  1. 1 BettyCrocker yellow cake mix
  2. 3 whole eggs
  3. 1/4 cup oil
  4. 1/2 cup sour cream
  5. 1/2 cup water
  6. 6 bananas sliced 1/4 inch thick
  7. 1 1/2 cups shredded coconut
  8. 1 cup packed brown sugar
  9. 1/2 cup butter, divided
  10. 2 Tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray 2 (8 inch) round cake pans with cooking spray.
  2. With an electric mixer, beat cake mix, eggs, oil, water, and sour cream on low until combined. Beat on high for 2 minutes.
  3. Place banana slices evenly on the bottom of the two cake pans.
  4. In a small saucepan melt butter. Add brown sugar and lemon juice and heat until dissolved. Pour half of the brown sugar mixture into each of the 2 round cake pans over the bananas. Sprinkle coconut over brown sugar sauce.
  5. Pour cake batter on top of the coconut into the two pans, dividing equally.
  6. Bake 35-40 minutes or until toothpick in the center comes out clean. Remove from oven and let sit for 5 minutes. Invert onto serving dishes. Slice to serve.
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