Monday, February 17, 2014

Best Banana Bundt Cake


This banana cake recipe from Dorie Greenspan has received many good ratings and I've bookmarked this recipe  after seeing Ann's post.   This banana cake is indeed very moist, bursting with banana flavour and aroma.  I tossed in  some choc bits and I must say that it added more oomph to the cake.   True to its name, it's the Best Banana Bundt Cake that I've ever made.  Will definitely be making this again in the future.








Recipe for Best Banana Bundt Cake   (adapted from 'here')

     Ingredients
    • 350 gm plain flour
    • 2 tsp baking soda
    • 1/2  tsp salt
    • 225 gm butter
    • 170 gm caster sugar
    • 2  tsp vanilla
    • 2 eggs
    • 4 bananas (370 gm net weight- smashed)
    • 200 ml yoghurt
    • 50 gm choc bits  (optional)
    Method
    1. Sieve flour with salt and baking soda, set aside.
    2. Beat butter with sugar till creamy and fluffy, add in eggs one at a time.
    3. Reduce speed and mix in the smashed bananas.
    4. Mix in half the dry ingredients, all the yoghurt, then the balance ingredients.
    5. Toss in the choc bits.
    6. Pour into a greased and floured 10 cup Bundt pan, level the surface, wobble it a bit to expel any air bubbles.
    7. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 50 to 55 mins.till golden brown.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
    8. Let cake cool in pan for about half an hour before unmoulding and letting it cool completely on a wire rack.



15 comments:

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  1. I should save this recipe. I am always so happy to find such recipes with banana! Thanks!

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    1. You should, because this is a marvellous recipe.

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  2. Hi Sokehah Cheah , this is lovely to look at , wish I was there to eat it , I am pinning to make this at a later date . Thanks for sharing :)

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  3. It sure looks delicious, Cheah and nice and moist too. I love that you added chips to it, oh yum! Marion eats the bananas as quickly as I buy them around here. I guess I will have to hide some, lol...Thank you so much for sharing, Cheah...

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    1. Ha, ha, I'm amused when you say that Marion likes to eat bananas. I guess you've to tell her that you need to reserve this for a banana cake.

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    2. Easier said than done Cheah, lol...I did hide some this morning though. I just didn't tell her I bought them and I'll surprise her with your yummy cake!

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  4. With that amount of butter and bananas, I am not surprised this banana bundt cake tastes super. It has a perfectly dense and moist texture.
    Have a wonderful week, Cheah!
    Angie

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  5. Cheah, I love this banana cake, very moist and soft. Is one of my favourite cakes. Thanks for the link to my blog.

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    1. I must thank you for posting this for us to share, Ann!

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  6. Cheah, I love this cake too. And I love your bundt pan!

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  7. Yea , i love Dorie Greenspan 's recipes ;)

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  8. I agree, it looks perfect to me. Moist and dense! :) ela

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  9. What a lovely bundt cake, I love the mould! I got to try this recipe too, am always having leftover bananas and am running out of banana recipes to try!

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