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Banana and Pecan Cake



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Banana and Pecan Cake

  • 100 grams pecans
  • 275 grams bananas
  • 180 grams dark muscovado brown sugar
  • 180 gram Butter softened
  • 3 large eggs
  • teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 250 gram Self Raising Flour


  • 250 grams full fat cream cheese
  • 40 grams light brown soft sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 50 grams pecans – about 24 halves
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup extra
  • 6
    1h 0min
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
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Recipe's preparation

    Banana and Pecan Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees c.  Grease and line a 22 cm round cake tin with baking paper

    Place nuts in bowl and chop for 1 – 2 seconds on speed 5.  Set aside

    Place bananas in TM bowl and mix for 5 seconds on speed 5

    Add sugar, butter, vanilla extract, eggs and flour and mix for 30 seconds on speed 5.

    Scrape down the sides and mix for a further 30 seconds on speed 5

    Add pecan nuts and mix for 5 seconds, reverse, speed 4

    Place in cake tin and smooth top with spatula

    Bake for 50 minutes or until springy to touch. (check after 30 minutes and cover loosely with foil to prevent overbrowning.

    Allow to cool for 10 minutes then turn out onto a rack to cool completely.

  2. Topping
  3. Place the cream cheese, sugar, vanilla extract and 2 tablespoons maple syrup into TM bowl and mix for 20 seconds on speed 5.

    Toast the pecan nuts for 1 to 2 minutes in a non-stick pan over a medium heat. Add the extra 2 tablespoons maple syrup and cook for a further minute, until the nuts are glossy and the syrup has almost evaporated.

    Top cooled cake with frosting and scatter with caramelized pecan halves

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  • Delicious Cake, very moist

    Submitted by jfly on 29. January 2015 - 07:03.

    Delicious Cake, very moist and so easy to make will definately make this cake again


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  • Really nice cake. had to omit

    Submitted by ppopey on 19. July 2014 - 15:32.

    Really nice cake. had to omit nuts so my daughter could take to school.

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