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Dole Packaged Foods, LLC, is a world leader in growing, sourcing, distributing, and marketing fruit and healthy snacks. Dole sells a full line of packaged shelf stable fruit, frozen fruit, dried fruit, and juices. The company focuses on four pillars of sustainability in all of its operations: water management, carbon footprint, soil conservation, and waste reduction.

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Banana Gingerbread Upside Down Cake

Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hours
Difficulty 1.0 Easy
Calories Per Servings 395 Calories
Servings 9
Nutrition facts

About

An upside down cake featuring banana and gingerbread.

Ingredients 13

Ingredients

3/4 cup margarine, divided
1 cup packed brown sugar, divided
firm, large DOLE® Banana(s), peeled
1/4 cup DOLE Chopped Dates
egg(s)
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

Steps

STEP1

Direction

Preheat oven to 350°F.

STEP2
Ingredients

1/4 cup margarine, divided
1/2 cup
packed brown sugar, divided
2
firm, large DOLE® Bananas, peeled
1/4 cup
DOLE Chopped Dates

Direction

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.

STEP3
Ingredients

1/2 cup margarine, divided
1/2 cup
packed brown sugar, divided
1 egg

Direction

Beat 1/2 cup margarine and remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg.

STEP4
Ingredients

2 extra-ripe, medium DOLE Bananas, peeled
3/4 cup
molasses
1-2/3 cup
all-purpose flour
1-1/2 tsp.
ground ginger
1 tsp.
baking soda
3/4 tsp.
ground allspice
1/2 tsp.
baking powder
1/2 tsp.
salt

Direction

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.

STEP5

Direction

Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Invert onto serving plate.

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