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This incredibly delicious and moist Portuguese banana caramelized cake (bolo de banana caramelizado) will leave you craving for more.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Banana Caramelized Cake Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Banana Caramelized Cake Recipe

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Posted in: Cake Recipes
Mon, Jan 22, 2018
4 out of 5 with 56 ratings
Views: 45581


Cake:3/4 cup of unsalted butter3/4 cup of sugar1 cup of flour1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract3 large eggs1 teaspoon of baking powderA pinch of salt2 tablespoons of milkTopping:1 cup of sugar1/2 cup of boiling water2 ripe bananas
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    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F. 

    Making the cake:

    1. Beat the butter well with the sugar until it forms a soft cream.
    2. Add one egg at a time while continuing to beat, add the pinch of salt, the vanilla extract and gradually add the flour with the baking powder, then the milk.

    Making the Topping:

    1. Melt the sugar completely. Pour the boiling water and mix well until there are no clumps.


    1. Pour the syrup into a rectangular cake form greased with oil.
    2. Arrange the sliced ??bananas side by side over the syrup then add the cake dough over it.
    3. Bake for approximately 40 to 45 minutes.
    4. Unmold while still warm.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: receitas-daquiedali.blogspot.ca *


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    Maureen - Monday, September 13, 2021, 1 Month ago
    I can’t wait to try it

    Let me know how it turns out Maureen, ours always turn out great.
    1 Month ago, Monday, September 13, 2021 (+0) (-0)
    Teresa vieira
    Teresa vieira - Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 2 Months ago
    There’s no measures for recipe

    Look at the ingredients Teresa.
    2 Months ago, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 (+0) (-1)