Our 11th bake at The Home Bakers! Banana, Macadamia Nut, and Coconut Coffee Cakes is chosen for this week's bake by the lovely Kit from I-Lost In Austen. Drop by Kit's wonderful site to view all her delicious bakes and gorgeous flowers from her garden! I drool each time I dropped by! You would too! :)
This is a lovely delicious cake! I used walnuts simply because I have walnuts in my pantry and also because macadamia costs a bundle over here, so I never stocked up on macadamia nuts! I made half a recipe using two medium ripe bananas and substitute the sour cream for yoghurt. And aslo for half a recipe, I reduced the sugar slightly to 1/4 cup, and it turns out just nice. The bananas are blended to a puree along with the eggs, oil, rum, yoghurt and vanilla extract, which gives a runny consistency. The mixture is then added to the dry ingredients, mix to combine and spread evenly in the baking pan. This method is exactly that of making muffins. The top is then sprinkled with the nuts and the mixture of cinnamon-sugar. Bake till done.
See the bits of the flaked coconuts, makes a delicious chewy texture to the soft and moist cake.
Overall review : Delicious cake! Thumbs up from the family.
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