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Banana Walnut Cake

Recipe Supplied by: The Wave Machine
Serves: 6 People

115g soft brown sugar
55g butter
3 ripe medium bananas
115g soft tub margarine
115g caster sugar
2 medium eggs
2 tbsp milk
115g self-raising flour
50g broken walnuts, roughly chopped
  1. Put the brown sugar and butter into a bowl and cook for about 2 min, stirring once, until the butter has melted. Pour into a deep 23cm ovenproof flan dish and tip to coat the base.

  2. Cut the bananas into thick slices and arrange on the caramel.

  3. Put the margarine, caster sugar, eggs and milk into a bowl and sift the flour over. With a wooden spoon or electric mixer, beat until smooth and light. Stir in the walnuts. Spoon the mixture over the bananas and level the surface.

  4. Stand the dish on a low rack and cook on MED-HIGH for about 12 min or until the surface is still slightly moist and the cake beneath is cooked.

  5. Leave to stand for at least 5 min. Slip a knife around the edge of the cake and invert it on to a warm serving plate. Cut into wedges.

Combination method:

  1. Follow step 1 above.

  2. Follow step 2 above.

  3. Preheat oven to 220° and then follow step 3 above.

  4. Stand the dish on a low rack in the hot oven and cook on 220°C + MEDIUM for about 12 min or until the cake is well risen, firm when lightly pressed and golden brown.

  5. Follow step 5 above.

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