Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Paleo Banana Upside-down cake

I am always looking for new uses for old brown bananas. Here is yet another tasty dessert. I used maple in my cake, but I'm sure honey would be great too. Hope you and your family like this quick and yummy cake.

Paleo Banana Upside-down Cake

1/3 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup ghee
2-3 large ripe bananas, peeled and sliced to 1/4-1/2 inch thickness
1 cup almond flour
2 tbsp coconut flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup ghee
2 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp apple juice or water
3 eggs
1 tbsp vanilla

Preheat oven to 350. In small sauce pan mix ghee and maple syrup, and stir over low heat. Remove from heat after ghee is melted and well combined with syrup. Pour mixture into a greased 8 inch cake pan (round or square). Arrange bananas in the cake pan. In large bowl mix almond flour, coconut flour, salt, and baking soda. Add ghee, syrup, apple juice, eggs and vanilla. Mix until lumps are just broken up. Pour batter into cake pan, spread gently over bananas. Bake for 30 minutes or until tooth pick inserted center comes out clean. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes then use a knife to loosen from the sides of the pan. Flip on to a plate. Serve and enjoy!

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