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Offline stacelee

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Banana Caramel Cake
« on: August 16, 2014, 08:16:02 am »
Converted from a Women's Weekly Facebook Post - Original recipe in Women's Weekly Cakes and Slices

Banana Caramel Cake


125g butter
170g brown sugar, firmly packed
2 eggs
3 bananas
225g self-raising flour
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
¾ cup sour cream
1 tablespoon milk
60g butter
110g brown sugar
2 tablespoons sour cream
190g icing sugar


Grease a 14cm x 21cm loaf pan.
Mix butter and sugar, sp4, 1 minute
Add eggs and sour cream, mix sp4, 30 seconds
Add bananas, broken into pieces, mix sp4, 20 seconds
Add flour and bicarb, mix sp4, 20 seconds or until flour is well combined.
Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake in moderate oven for about 1 hour, stand 5 minutes before turning on to wire rack to cool. When cold, spread with icing.

Caramel Icing:
Mix butter and brown sugar, sp2, 60C, 2 minutes
Add sour cream, mix sp2, 100c, 4 minutes
Add icing sugar, mix sp4, 30 seconds.

Keeping time: 4 days.

TIP: The bananas used for these cakes must be over-ripe—the sweeter and softer the better!
From sunny southeast queensland

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Re: Banana Caramel Cake
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2014, 08:35:07 am »
Looks very moreish Stacelee and a great way to use bananas that are really overripe  ;) ;D
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Re: Banana Caramel Cake
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2014, 11:56:29 am »
I love that particular book. I have made this and it is tasty. Thanks for the conversion.
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Re: Banana Caramel Cake
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2014, 02:36:16 pm »
Me too, it's one of my favourite WW books. I have made this one, thanks for the conversion.