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Upside-Down Cake Disaster

Caramel Banana Upside Down Cake

I’m not a huge fan of pineapples, but I am a huge fan of cakes that aren’t ruined when you accidentally flip them upside-down since I’m fairly likely to drop things awkwardly in the kitchen. That makes pineapple upside-down cake something I probably COULD make, but I don’t because the whole pineapple dessert thing reminds me of fruit floating inside a 1970’s Jell-O mold and nothankyou I’ll just skip dessert.

The food magician at Pretty. Simple. Sweet. has outdone herself, though, with this Caramel Banana Upside-Down Cake because A) no pineapple B) CARAMEL C) I can still flip it upside-down on purpose to shake the %&@$ thing out of the pan, and D) DID I MENTION CARAMEL?

CraftFail reader Dany was on the same page as me with this attempt…

Caramel Banana Upside Down Cake fail

Oh, um, except for the part where the cake was flipped upside-down… onto the floor…? And possibly run over by the vacuum? I’m just kidding, I’m sure it just had a tough time coming loose from the pan; and maybe that dark color comes from an improvised chocolate sauce? If so, BRAVO! If not… oh well, I’m sure crumbly burned brown bananas are still better than pineapples!

Caramel Banana Upside Down Cake nailed it

For more funny find Robyn at Hollow Tree Ventures, where she can’t decide if she’s more impressed that Dany attempted to recreate this cake, or that Dany so successfully staged the fail photo to match.

One Response to Upside-Down Cake Disaster

  1. Mary Bee says:

    I love how they put a knife in the photograph and took the image at the exact same angle as the source image…. because it’s clearly art.

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