5 Jul 2019

Annabelle White: Simply The Best Banana Cake

From Afternoons, 3:07 pm on 5 July 2019
Simply the Best Banana Cake

Simply the Best Banana Cake Photo: Supplied: Annabelle White

"There is banana cake and then there is this banana cake," says Kiwi chef Annabelle White.

She shares her recipe for Simply the Best Banana Cake.

Recipe: Simply the Best Banana Cake

Recipe tips:

  • Use good-quality flour – such as Edmonds – and you'll need to sift it.
  • You can use Edmonds gluten-free flour, but you may need to cook the cake a little longer.
  • Always stir or shake baking powder before you use it.
  • Don't use olive oil.
  • Don't overmix the cake (and don't use a cake mixer or food processor).
  • Use eggs at room temperature – pull them out of the fridge an hour or so beforehand.
  • This cake works well with blackening bananas that have been frozen and defrosted.

Cook the cake at 160 degrees C – on regular bake, not fan-bake.

More from Annabelle White:

You can find even more Annabelle White recipes on her website.

Annabelle is presenting at The Food Show in Auckland 25-28 July. Full details are here