Banana Cake with coconut frosting

 

DIRECTIONS

Preheat your oven to 325°F and lightly butter, flour, and line a bread tin.

Beat together butter and brown sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer at high speed until pale and fluffy. Beat in egg until combined, then add bananas, sour cream, and vanilla and beat until combined well. Reduce speed to low. Sieve in the flour, baking powder, baking soda and mix.

Spread the batter in the bread tin and bake until pale golden and a wooden pick or skewer inserted in center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes.

Cool in pan on a rack 10 minutes. Run a thin knife around edge of pan, then invert rack over cake and invert cake onto rack to cool completely.

While the cake is cooling, make the coconut frosting. Beat together cream cheese and butter in a bowl using cleaned beaters at medium speed until smooth. Reduce speed to low, then add confectioners sugar, cream of coconut and mix until combined. Increase speed to high and beat until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.

Frost top of cooled cake and sprinkle with coconut flakes.

BANANA CAKE WITH COCONUT FROSTING

Odlums Banoffi / Banoffee Pie

CategoryBBQ & Picnics

Cook Time20 mins

What you need:

Shortbread

  • 225g/8oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 200g/7oz Butter or Margarine, softened
  • 50g/2oz Icing Sugar
  • 1 heaped teaspoon Cornflour

Toffee

  • 1 tin Condensed Milk, simmered for 3 hours and cooled

Topping

  • 3 Bananas, sliced
  • 1 carton Cream, whipped
  • Grated chocolate or crushed Cadbury’s Flake

How to:

Shortbread

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C/Gas 4. Grease and line a loose bottomed 23cm / 9″ cake tin.
  2. Sieve the flour, icing sugar and cornflour into a bowl. Rub in the butter/margarine until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  3. Press into the prepared tin and bake in preheated oven for approx 20 minutes until golden in colour. Leave to cool in the tin.

Toffee

  1. Place the unopened tin of condensed milk in a saucepan covered with sufficient water to cover top of tin.
  2. Bring to the boil and then reduce to a low simmer for 3 hours. Make sure the level of the water does not fall below the tin of condensed milk during simmering.
  3. Remove tin from saucepan and allow to cool. This can be done a few days in advance.

Topping

  1. Spread toffee over the cold shortbread. Gently remove from the cake tin and place on a serving plate. Arrange the sliced bananas on top of the toffee, cover with the whipped cream and decorate with grated or flaked chocolate.

Banoffi / Banoffee Pie

Odlums Banana & Sultana Tea Bread

CategoryBreads

Cook Time1 hour

 

What you need:

  • 225g/8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • ½ teaspoon Goodall’s Mixed Spice
  • 125g/4oz Butter or Margarine
  • 50g/2oz Shamrock Mixed Peel
  • 50g/2oz Shamrock Sultanas
  • 50g/2oz Shamrock Chopped Walnuts (optional)
  • 450g/1lb Bananas
  • 1 tablespoon Rowse Honey (runny)
  • 2 Eggs, beaten

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Lightly grease a 900g/2lb loaf tin.
  2. Place the flour and spice into a mixing bowl, add the butter or margarine and rub in until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Stir in the mixed peel, sultanas and walnuts, if desired.
  4. Mash the bananas with the honey, stir gently into the mixture with the beaten eggs. Mix well.
  5. Transfer to prepared tin and bake for about 1 hour until well risen and golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool in tin for 10 minutes. Turn onto wire tray to cool completely.
  7. When cold wrap in greaseproof paper and tin foil.

Banana & Sultana Tea Bread

Odlums Egg Free Banana & Nutella Muffins

odl banana muffins

Ingredients

225g / 8oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour

1 Teaspoon Odlums Bread Soda (sieved)

125g / 4oz Caster Sugar

2 Large Bananas (Mashed)

2 Tablespoons Kelkin Smooth Peanut Butter

150ml / ¼ pint Almond Milk

1 Teaspoon Kelkin Cider Vinegar

2 Tablespoons Sunflower Oil

2 Teaspoons Goodall’s Vanilla Extract

6 teaspoons Nutella

 Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/280°F/ Gas 4. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with paper cases.
  2. Put the flour, sugar and bread soda into a bowl and mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl beat the mashed bananas, peanut butter, milk, vinegar, oil and vanilla.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the beaten ‘wet’ mixture and gently stir to combine.
  5. Fill the muffin cases with a tablespoon of mixture for each muffin. Top each one with a half a teaspoon of Nutella and swirl it with a cocktail stick or knife.
  6. Bake for about 15 minutes until risen and golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and leave in tin for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire tray to cool completely before storing.

http://odlums.ie/egg-free-banana-nutella-muffins/

Odlums Egg Free Banana & Nutella Muffins

odl banana muffins

Ingredients

225g / 8oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour

1 Teaspoon Odlums Bread Soda (sieved)

125g / 4oz Caster Sugar

2 Large Bananas (Mashed)

2 Tablespoons Kelkin Smooth Peanut Butter

150ml / ¼ pint Almond Milk

1 Teaspoon Kelkin Cider Vinegar

2 Tablespoons Sunflower Oil

2 Teaspoons Goodall’s Vanilla Extract

6 teaspoons Nutella

 Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/280°F/ Gas 4. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with paper cases.
  2. Put the flour, sugar and bread soda into a bowl and mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl beat the mashed bananas, peanut butter, milk, vinegar, oil and vanilla.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the beaten ‘wet’ mixture and gently stir to combine.
  5. Fill the muffin cases with a tablespoon of mixture for each muffin. Top each one with a half a teaspoon of Nutella and swirl it with a cocktail stick or knife.
  6. Bake for about 15 minutes until risen and golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and leave in tin for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire tray to cool completely before storing.

http://odlums.ie/egg-free-banana-nutella-muffins/