BananA CakE

Learn how to make a banana cake

Today we show you this sweet recipe made with bananas

As you already know, banana bread is the most famous of the sweets made with our beloved fruit. So, as we have already discovered the banana bread recipe in a previous publication, this time we want to treat you with a new one. And of course, we have decided to choose a cake made by one of the most reputed cuisines in the world: the Basque cuisine from Spain.

So, the recipe that we present below, belongs to the High cooking school from Bilbao (guarantee of success):

Preparation: 40 minutes

Makes enough for: 12 adults

Author: Escuela Superior de Hostelería de Bilbao


Ingredients banana cake

  • 60 g sugar

  • 260 g banana puree

  • 250 g brown sugar

  • 250 g butter

  • 3 eggs

  • 270 g floury flour

  • 10 g chemical yeast

  • 100 g banana in pieces


Below you can find the step by step recipe

1st Make a dry caramel with 60 g sugar. This consists of cooking the caramel giving it only heat, without water. Put the caramel in a saucepan or skillet and heat it slowly. Let it melt slowly until it reaches a golden color. Then we stop cooking (one point before achieving the desired color).

2nd Add the banana puree and mix until homogenized. 

3rd Set aside the previous mixture.

4th Mix with a spatula the ointment butter and brown sugar until you get a smooth paste. The butter ointment is achieved by removing the butter from the fridge and leaving it at room temperature until it reaches a cream texture.

5th To the previous mixture, add the banana caramel and mix for a minute. 

6th Add the eggs one at a time and work the dough for two more minutes. 

7th Pour the sieves dry (the flour and the yeast) and mix in an enveloping way.

8th Spread butter and flour in a plumcake mould. 

9th Remove the excess flour and fill two thirds with the cake dough. 

10th Place the banana pieces on top.

11th Bake at 160ºC for 15-20 minutes. 

12th Leave to cool and unmold.

13th And last but not least …  enjoy your well done job!.

Banana cake recipe