The simplest banana cake in the world

Plate with slices of banana cake

Banana cake? It's the hot new sweet treat on Instagram that all the trendy foodies are wild about. And the good news is that we have found for you a super easy and speedy recipe taken from a fail-proof cookbook, « Gâteaux simplissimes ». Even kitchen dummies are going to be able to whip up a great cake.

Recipe for 10 slices

Mix all the ingredients – except the whole banana and the brown sugar– using an electric whip during 4 minutes. Pour the preparation in the mould. Cut the whole banana in 3 to 4 slivers lengthwise and place it on the batter. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Cook for 1 h 10 – the sides of the cake must be bloated and unstick from the sides.

Allow to cool for 10 minutes before unmoulding. Serve tepid or cold.

Cover of the book Gâteaux simplissimes

© Beatriz Da Costa

Gâteaux simplissimes, Prêt à Cuisiner, MARABOUT, 10€90.

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2 eggs

150 g of cane sugar

150 g of sweet melted butter

3 bananas cut in round shapes + 1 whole

100 g of nuts cut in half and chopped

170 g of flour

1 full teaspoon of baking soda

1 tablespoon of brown sugar

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