Banana, Coffee & Nut upside-down cake

Banana, Coffee & Nut upside-down cake
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  • Serves8
  • Prep time30 mins
  • Cook time40 mins
  • Timeout30 mins
  • FreezingFreezes well



  • 4 bananas, sliced in 2 cm thick pieces
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 2 tablespoons of cold butter
  • 1 cup of walnuts
  • 3/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup of butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of 35 % cream
  • 1/4 cup of infused espresso


  1. Bananas: grease a 9’’ square oven-safe pan, then lay out the banana slices on the bottom. Set aside.
  2. Pour the sugar and water into a medium size pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook until the sugar is golden. Remove from heat then add the butter and whisk. Pour onto the bananas and set aside.
  3. Cake: Preheat the oven to 350°F and place the rack at the centre of it.
  4. Chop the walnuts finely in the blender. Add the flour then set aside.
  5. Whisk the butter and brown sugar for 2 minutes in a bowl. Add the eggs and mix until smooth. Set aside.
  6. In another bowl, combine the coffee and the cream.
  7. Pour the flour mix into the egg mix while alternating with the coffee and cream mix then pour into the pan.
  8. Bake in the oven for 40 minutes. Let cool entirely before removing from pan.


Recipe published on August 19, 2018