Banana Gingerbread Upside Down CakeAn upside down cake featuring banana and gingerbread.Dessert
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Total time: 1 hours
3/4 cup margarine, divided,
1 cup packed brown sugar, divided,
2 firm, large DOLE® Banana(s), peeled,
1/4 cup DOLE Chopped Dates,
2 extra-ripe, medium DOLE Bananas, peeled,
3/4 cup molasses,
1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour,
1-1/2 teaspoon ground ginger,
1 teaspoon baking soda,
3/4 teaspoon ground allspice,
1/2 teaspoon baking powder,
1/2 teaspoon salt,
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350°F.
Step 2: Melt 1/4 cup margarine in 9 or 10-inch cast iron skillet. Stir in 1/2 cup brown sugar. Slice firm bananas; arrange in single layer in brown sugar mixture. Press dates in spaces between bananas.
Step 3: Beat 1/2 cup margarine and remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg.
Step 4: Puree ripe bananas in blender; blend 3/4 cup pureed banana with molasses. Combine dry ingredients in bowl; stir into beaten egg mixture alternately with molasses mixture until smooth. Spread batter over bananas in skillet.
Step 5: Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Invert onto serving plate.