Banana and coconut cake

Recipe from: 8/16/2005 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 15
Servings 10
Time 20

Ingredients

  • 225
    g
    butter
  • 280
    ml
    sugar
  • 4
    extra-large eggs, separated
  • 3
    large bananas, mashed
  • 50
    g
    walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 620
    ml
    cake flour
  • 15
    ml
    baking powder
  • 1
    ml
    salt
  • 170
    ml
    coconut
  • 60
    ml
    caster sugar
  • 580
    ml
    Icing: icing sugar
  • 150
    g
    softened butter
  • 1
    ml
    banana or caramel essence
  • 397
    g
    caramel condensed milk for the filling
  • 20
    g
    walnuts
 

Method

40
 
Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Line two 22 cm cake tins with baking paper and grease lightly.

Cake
Cream together the butter and sugar. Add the egg yolks, bananas and walnuts and mix. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt and fold into the butter mixture with the coconut. Whisk the egg whites until stiff-peak stage, add the caster sugar and whisk for 30 seconds. Fold the egg whites into the batter and turn into the cake tins. Bake for ±40minutes. Turn out on a wire rack to cool completely. Halve each layer.

Icing
Mix the icing sugar, butter and essence until smooth. Spread the bottom layer of the cake with half the caramel condensed milk, then the next layer with some of the icing. Repeat the layers and decorate the cake with walnuts.

 

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