Louisa S.: "I didn't know you could eat banana peel! We enjoy…" Read More
13Ingredients
810Calories
70Minutes

This Banana Peel Cake is rich, decadent, and perfect for any occasion. It takes 70 minutes to prepare this cake that will melt in your mouth. The question you will ask when this dreamy dessert comes out of the oven, is who you will want to share it with. Call up your best friends and get to cooking so you can relax with piece of this delicious cake. Happy baking!

Ingredients

  • 4 bananas (sliced)
  • 4 banana (medium, peels)
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 2 extra large eggs (separated)
  • 200 grams sugar (yellow)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted and cooled)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon port wine
  • 240 grams crusty bread (grated)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons port wine
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 1 orange zest

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Wash the bananas, and dry them with paper.
  3. Peel the bananas.
  4. Cut the tops of the bananas, and throw them out.
  5. Cut the bananas into slices, sprinkle with lemon juice, and set aside.
  6. Cut the peel into pieces and grind in food processor at top speed, together with the egg yolks, yellow sugar, butter, vanilla extract, and Porto wine, until you get an homogeneous liquid.
  7. Add grated bread, and mix well.
  8. Whisk the egg whites, and gently mix in the dough without beating.
  9. Add baking powder, and mix again, without beating.
  10. Grease with butter, and flour a round baking pan.
  11. Pour the batter in the pan, and flatten the surface slightly.
  12. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes.
  13. Remove, and let cool slightly.
  14. For the filling, heat the sugar and port wine in a pan, until the sugar begins to dissolve.
  15. Add the bananas and orange zest, and simmer until mixture thickens.
  16. Pour this mixture on the still warm cake, using all the syrup.
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NutritionView more

810Calories
Sodium38%DV910mg
Fat14%DV9g
Protein25%DV13g
Carbs57%DV171g
Fiber36%DV9g

PER SERVING *

Calories810Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat9g14%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol120mg40%
Sodium910mg38%
Potassium1000mg29%
Protein13g25%
Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate171g57%
Dietary Fiber9g36%
Sugars107g214%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Louisa S. 3 Jul 2015
I didn't know you could eat banana peel! We enjoyed this moist cake, peel and all. I doubled the amount of sliced bananas and port and sugar syrup. I surprised my sister with cooked banana peel as I had been!