Showing posts with label Banana. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Banana. Show all posts

Friday, May 23, 2014

Banana Cake


Banana Cake

This banana cake is definitely a keeper. It's all start with a bunch of overiped banana ,sitting on my counter top.Ya,  bought lots of banana, end up cannot finish it.....zzzzzz!!

Although I made quite a numbers of banana fruit cakes,ie :Chocolate banana cupcakes , Chocolate banana muffin and Banana and poppy seeds cake, but, I still looking for another banana cake, and I found this easy yet delicious recipe from Dailydelicious.

My family  loooove it very much!! Asking for more....!! Give it a try, and you will love it......;)p

Here's the recipe from Dailydelicious, which I copied and made a small modification.
Ingredients:

195 gm All purpose flour
Banana Cake

1/2 tsp  Baking powder
1/2 tsp  Baking soda
1/4 tsp  Salt (omit, if use salted butter)
130 gm Unsalted butter or salted butter
130 gm Granulated sugar( I used 100 gm )
1 Egg
1 tsp Vanilla extract
190 gm  Mashed banana ( I used 220 gm)
85 gm Whipping cream
1 tsp Lemon juice
2 Bananas for topping
Torbinado sugar or Demerara sugar, for sprinkle on top of the cake( I used coarse sugar)

Method:
Preheat the oven to 180°C
Line 20cmx20cm pan with baking paper.( I used 8 inch pan)
Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda together.
Mix the whipping cream and lemon juice together.
Beat the butter and salt until soft., 
Add the granulated sugar then beat until light in color.
Add the vanilla, beat until combine..
Add the egg, beat until combine.
Add the mashed banana, beat until combine.
Pour 1/3 of the sifted flour into the bowl, fold to combine.,
Pour half of the whipping cream mixture into the bowl,  fold to combine, repeat with the rest of the flour and the whipping cream mixture (end with flour).
Pour the batter into the prepared pan, smooth the top, cut the banana into small rings, and place on top of the cake.
Sprinkle with  Torbinado sugar or Demerara sugar.
Put into the oven and bake for 35-40 minutes.
Let the cake rest in the pan for 10 minutes before remove from the pan.

Banana Cake


Banana Cake

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Banana and Poppy Seeds cake

Banana, lemon and poppy seeds are great combinations too.Try it and you'll love it, that's all I can say...lol
The recipe I adapted from yum yum magazine, which I modefied  the ingredients from 9 inch tin to 7 inch tin. Here' the recipe:


Ingredients:
175 gm butter
50 gm sugar
1/2 tbsp lemon zest
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
4 egg yolks
150 gm plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
100 gm ripped banana, mashed
15 gm poppy seed


4 egg whites
100 gm sugar

Method:
Line a 7 inch baking pan.
Pre-heat oven 180C.
Sieve plain flour,baking powder and baking soda, set a side.
Cream butter and caster sugar until pale.
Add in lemon juice, lemon zest and egg yolks, mix well.
Slowly add in flour mixture, mashed banana and poppy seeds , mix well.
In a clean mixing bowl, whisk egg whites and caster sugar until soft peaks is formed.
Fold whisked egg whites into batter in 3 batches.
Pour the mixture into the prepared baking tin and bake for 45- 50 minutes, until cooked.
Remove from oven and cool before cutting into serving pieces.
The ingredients.
 Fold the whisked egg whites into the batter.

 Ready to bake:)

Monday, October 24, 2011

Chocolate Banana Muffin

I made another chocolate and banana cake.This time is a muffin , but it's  more like a cupcake to me.It's a very soft and moist texture, not like muffin(dense texture). This recipe's from Sonia's blog ,she highly recommended this recipe, and I agreed with her, you should try this. It's easy to make.

Ingredients:( for 15 cups)
125 gm butter
100 gm caster sugar
150 gm cake flour
2 eggs (large)
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 tbsp cocoa powder
100 ml milk
1/2 cup chocolate chips ( I used 100 gm)
150 gm mashed banana
Some banana wedges( about 2 cm length), I omitted this

Method:
Sift cake flour, baking powder, baking soda and cocoa powder, set aside.
Beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
Add in eggs one at a time, mix well.
Mix in the sifted flour, and combine well with milk.
Add in mashed banana, mix well.
Lastly add in chocolate chips.
Scoop the batter into the muffin paper liner to about 3/4 full.
Bake in preheated oven at 180 for 25 minutes.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Chocolate Banana Cupcake

This is one of my favorites cupcakes.The combination of banana and chocolate , so perfect!
I used over ripe Dole banana and Cacao Ivory dark chocolate.

Ingredients:
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup  buttermilk *
170 gm unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups caster sugar
5 eggs
300 gm mashed banana

* To make butter milk add 1 tbsp vinegar/lemon juice into 1 cup milk.Leave it for about 10 minutes.

Ganache:
250 gm chopped dark chocolate
135 gm whipping cream
10 gm butter

Method:
Pre - heat oven at 180C.
Line cupcakes tray with cupcake liners.
Sieve flour,baking powder and baking soda , add in salt and set a side.
Beat butter and sugar on medium speed , until light and fluffy.
Add in eggs, one at a time, mix till well blended.
On low speed ,mix in the mashed banana until well combined..
Still on the low speed , add in the dry ingredients and butter milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients , mixing until just incorporated.
Pour the batter into prepared cupcake tray.
Bake in pre heated oven for 20 -25 minutes.Cool on wire rack.

For Ganache:
Cook whipping cream until boil.
Add it into chopped dark chocolate,stir until completely melts.
Add in butter, mix until well combined.
Leave it to cool.Set it in fridge until its thick.
Frost the banana cupcake with ganache, decorate with thousands and serve.