Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Easy to Make Banana Cake Recipe

Why not go an extra mile and make something on your own and impress the guests? Now don’t make any excuses with regard to the preparation time and the whole process, because you are going to make something very simple and very delicious at the same time. It is a simple yet awesome banana cake which is going to get you a lot of admiration and comments. You do not need to prepare in advance or hunt the shopping aisles to make this cake. It is as easy as it can be and tastes as if you have spent the whole afternoon trying to make it. So keep your doubts aside and tie your apron strings, you are going to make an easy and yummy banana cake.

The making

Here is the surprise part of this recipe: you can make it with an instant cake mix. This means no sieving flour or beating eggs and butter till your arm hurts. And of course, you need not be guilty either. There is no cheating involved as you are going to transform an ordinary cake mix into something super delicious, so keep any qualms aside and follow the recipe.

This is the simple list of ingredients you need to have for making this yummy banana cake.
  • Instant yellow cake mix – 1 packet
  • Very ripe bananas, mashed – 2
  • Baking soda – 1 tsp
The step-by-step guide to mixing and baking the banana cake

Step one – Mix the yellow cake instant mix batter as per the instructions given on the box. Step two – Mash the two ripe bananas together with the baking soda. Add this into the cake batter and mix well. Step three – Pour the batter into a greased baking dish. You need not preheat the oven. Place in the oven and bake at 350 degrees F for an hour.

Tip for making banana muffins

Add chopped walnuts or almonds to the cake batter. Mix well using a wooden spoon. Scoop spoonfuls of the batter into the muffin paper cups and place in a muffin tray. You can bake the muffins at 350 degree F for forty minutes. Cool completely before frosting.

Serving suggestions for your banana cake

The banana cake is baked to perfection when a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let the cake cool completely before serving. You can serve with a sauce of your liking. Chocolate will be preferred by kids, while you can whisk up a butterscotch sauce by caramelizing sugar and butter too. You will get a sweet and salty butterscotch sauce which works wonders with the banana cake. You can use whipped cream, cream cheese or any icing of your choice. Decorate as per your taste; you can use chopped nuts, sliver balls, chocolate chips or even cherries.

Serve to the delighted audience and bask in the glory of admiration and adulation.

I hope you'll try this banana cake (or banankage as chefs say in Denmark) and tasty the delicious dessert. This article was written by my wife and contributed by me.

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