News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 9, 2019: This week we make a culinary trip to the island of Dominica and bring you the recipe for Banana Crunch Cake. Here’s what you will need to make it.
6 oz butter
6 oz castor sugar
3 eggs finely grated rind and
juice of 1 lime
1 cup crushed roasted peanuts
Pinch of salt
4 oz plain flour
4 oz self-rising flour
3 ripe bananas
1 tsp vanilla & almond essence
1 tsp grated cinnamon and nutmeg
1 cup Milk
A handful of pineapple pieces and cheery pieces
a handful of desiccated coconut
Pre-heat oven to 360 degrees.
Lightly grease a 21b loaf tin, placing parchment paper at the bottom.
Beat butter until soft, then add sugar and fold it in.
Beat in eggs one at a time, stir in lime juice and lime rind.
Mash bananas with a fork and fold into mixture.
Add cinnamon, nutmeg, and both essences.
Sift the flours and salt into mixture, fold in carefully.
Add the crushed peanuts, coconut, pineapple and cherry pieces.
Add one cup of evaporated milk or pasteurized semi skimmed milk and fold all together for 2 mins.
Spoon mixture into loaf tin.
Sprinkle some coconut on top, then bake in center of oven for 1 hour 10 mins.