Upside-down banana pudding

An old-fashioned, retro delight.
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Recipe from: 02 June 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 30 min


  • 45
    melted butter
  • 60
    brown sugar
  • 5
    ground cinnamon
  • 3 to 4 bananas, sliced into 4 slices lengthwise
  • 2
    star anise
  • 2
  • 250
  • 250
    cake flour
  • 10
    baking powder
  • 2.5
  • 30
  • 80
    cream or milk
Servings: Change Serving



Preheat the oven the oven to 180°C.
Place the melted butter into the bottom of a square lose bottomed tart pan.
Sprinkle the brown sugar and the cinnamon over.
Place the banana slices into the cinnamon mixture in the pan covering the whole pan.
Place the star anise seeds into the pan (one in each half of the pan).
Beat the eggs and sugar together until light and fluffy.
Sieve the cake flour, baking powder and salt together. Rub the butter into the cake mixture until it resembles crumbs.
Add the flour mixture with the cream/milk to the egg mixture and beat until combined.
Spoon the batter over the bananas and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.
Remove from the oven and cool slightly.
Turn the pudding over and serve warm.                                                                                                                                                                      

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