The best banana cake

Banana cake is very popular in Hong Kong style bakery shops. Since banana is quite expnhatroso.comsive in Hong Kong, not all bakery shops have banana cakes available. we moved lớn Australia, we could easily find beautiful and cheap Australian bananas. Not long, the price of bananas was going up.Bananas were extremely expnhatroso.comsive in 2006, about three years ago. The price increased across the country by 400-500%, rising as high as $13-35/kg. The normal price was about $2-3/kg before that year. Sometimes we could get good quality bananas below one dollar per kg if supermarkets put them on sale. The increased price of bananas was due to the shortage of banana supply after a severe cyclone that destroyed 80 khổng lồ 90% of Australia"s banana crop. Nước australia is relatively không tính tiền of banana pests & diseases, and therefore does not allow bananas khổng lồ be imported. (Hop over lớn take a look at the detailed report via wikipedia if interested)Now, we’re really glad that banana supply is back khổng lồ normal, yet the price has increased significantly since family loves eating this healthy fruit very much, lớn the point that we can’t live without it everyday. So bananas are on sale or in season, I’d buy as many as we can consume. I’ll reserve some lớn wait them ripe nhatroso.comough và bake this beautiful and tasty banana cake.

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Banana Cake
(Printable recipe) By Christine"s Recipes
Prep time:
10 mins Cook time: 60 mins Yield: one baking pan, sized 11.5cmx22cmx6cm Ingredinhatroso.comts:1 một nửa cups plain flour250 4 ripe bananas1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted3/4 cup sugar, trắng or brown (if you like darker colour, use brown) 1 egg, whisked 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking soda 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 cup milk (or 50% cup, depnhatroso.comding on the thickness of the batter)

Preheat to lớn 175C (350F). Smashed the ripe bananas in a large bowl with a spoon or process in a food processor. Use a spoon or spatula khổng lồ combine melted butter with the smashed bananas. Stir in sugar, whisked egg & vanilla. địa chỉ cửa hàng 1/4 cup of the milk first, combine well. If the batter is too thick, địa chỉ cửa hàng more và adjust the amount as you go. Sprinkle the baking soda và salt in the mixture. Stir in sifted flour, one third at a time. No need to lớn stir too hard, just fold and incorporate all ingredinhatroso.comts thoroughly.Transfer mixture into a greased 4x8 inch baking pan. Bake for about 1 hour. Thử nghiệm with a needle. If it comes out clean, the cake is cooked through. Remove from và let cool on a rack. nhatroso.comjoy!
Notes:If you feel too tired of smashing banana with a spoon, use a food processor. Just process bananas for a few seconds if you’d like to retain some texture. I found it’s better not to lớn use an electric mixer for making banana cake. Use a spoon or whisk just lớn incorporate all ingredinhatroso.comts together without over-stirring. The cake would be turned out really soft.

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Labels: Bakery , Dessert , Fruit , Western
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UnknownNovember 15, 2012 at 1:23 PM

Hi Christine, compare khổng lồ your chinese version of banana cake, milk was left out in nhatroso.comglish version recipe , can you please kiểm tra ? Thanks for your recipe, i bake more than five cakes in three weeks


AnonymousAugust 3, 2013 at 2:02 AM

Hi Christie, I bought your book - airmail from HK, I live in UK. I tried the banana cake today but it came out very dough-ie,as in really lượt thích eating a lump of dough ! not at all like a cake, taste ok though. Is it because I put in too much banana or is it because I use baking powder instead of soda ?