Banana and walnut cake

Recipe from: 10/17/2002 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 14
Servings 12
Time 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 125
    g
    soft butter
  • 310
    ml
    soft brown sugar
  • 4
    extra-large eggs
  • 3
    large bananas, mashed
  • 150
    g
    walnuts, chopped
  • 1
    ml
    nutmeg
  • 625
    ml
    self-raising flour
  • 5
    ml
    baking powder
  • 300
    ml
    thick Greek yoghurt
  • TOPPING
  • 75
    g
    butter
  • 175
    g
    brown sugar
  • 30
    ml
    thick cream
  • 50
    g
    walnuts
 

Method

1 hour 10 mins
 
Preheat the oven to 180 °C and grease a 25 cm loose-bottomed cake tin.
Line with greaseproof paper.
Cream the butter and sugar together until light and creamy.
Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each.
Stir in the mashed bananas, walnuts and nutmeg.
Sift the flour and baking powder and fold lightly into the banana mixture.
Fold in the yoghurt.
Spoon into the prepared tin and bake for about an hour until risen and golden brown and a testing skewer comes out clean when inserted into the centre of the cake.
Remove from the oven and turn on the oven grill.
Heat the butter, sugar and cream together slowly until the sugar has dissolved.
Bring to boiling point and stir in the nuts.
Spoon over the cake and grill until the mixture bubbles.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool in the tin.
 

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