Bolo De Banana - Banana Cake

2 reviews, 4 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 50 minutes

great for a snack in the afternoon, or with a cup of coffee in the morning

"This cake reminds me of my childhood in Brazil. Thanks for the recipe ;D"


Original recipe makes 10



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3 cups sugar

3 cups water (please read note in directions)

6 bananas

cinnamon, to taste


3 eggs , divided

4 tablespoons butter

2 1/2 cups sugar

1 cup milk

3 cups unbleached flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

Brown sugar in large pot until sugar melts.

NOTE: Add just enough water to make a heavy syrup

Pour syrup into Bundt pan and turn to spread over bottom and sides.

Slice bananas length-wise into four thin slices; sprinkle with cinnamon; lay banana slices up the sides of the bundt pan (outside and center).

NOTE: don't sprinkle cinnamon on the "outside" of the bananas as it turns it dark.

CAKE: Mix together 3 egg yolks, butter, and sugar; beat til light.

Stir in milk, flour, & baking powder.

In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff; fold into cake batter.

Bake at 375 until cake is done (toothpick comes out clean).

about 30 to 40 min

Let cool in pan; carefully invert onto cake plate/serving platter.

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This cake reminds me of my childhood in Brazil. Thanks for the recipe ;D
Nrivera 5y ago

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mpchristian 8y ago

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