This month, I baked a Caramelized Plantain Upside Down Cake. It's a soft spice cake batter that gets poured over plantains and caramel.
The cake itself was really good! It was super moist with just the right amount of spice. I think the plantains would have been better if they had been cooked a little before they were placed in the cake pan. I've never cooked or baked with plantains, so it's certainly possible they weren't ripe enough. I also noticed that the plantains that I bought were larger than ones I've seen at some other stores, so there may be a variety of types.
I do think this is a cake I would try again, probably after doing a little research on cooking with plantains. My whole family have enjoyed plantains when we've eaten them in other settings, so I imagine if I figured out the secret and combined with this cake batter, I'd have a definite winner.
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