Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Banana Nut Carrot Cake

On one of those thanksgiving potluck Lunches at work, my co-worker had brought this cake...and there was not a a bit of crumb leftover...everyone just loved it. It was gracious of him to share the recipe...

Here you go, Enjoy!

Important tips for making successful cakes:

      Separate egg white and yolks
      Beat egg whites well enough till it is firm or stiff like whipped
      Be gentle and slow when adding other ingredients to the beaten egg

    Happy Holidays and Happy Baking!

   Banana Nuts Cake:                                   2008-12-17 Shatao


   ·  5 Ripened Bananas, mashed
   ·  3 eggs, whites and yolks separated
   ·  3/4 Cups of vegetable Oil
   ·  2 1/2 Cups of Wheat Flour
   ·  1 1/2 teaspoons of Baking Soda
   ·  1 1/2 teaspoons of Baking Powder
   ·  1/2 teaspoons of salt
   ·  3/4 Cups of Sugar
   ·  1/2 Cups of Raisins, soaked in water
   ·  1/2 Cups of Walnuts, broken into pieces
   ·  1/2 Cups of Pecans, minced
   ·  1 Carrot

   Makes two loaves.

   To make one loaf, reduce the materials to:

   ·  3 Bananas, 2 eggs, 1/2 cups oil, 1 3/4 cups of flour, 1 ts baking
   soda, 1 ts baking powder,
   ·  1/3 ts salt,  1/3 cups raisins, 1/3 cups walnuts, 1/3 cups pecans,
   and 1/2 carrot.

   Note: Be gentle and slow when adding other ingredients to the beaten egg
   whites which is the cake rising agent.


   ·  Beat egg whites in a bowl until stiff.

   ·  Add yolks, sugar, oil to the egg whites and whisk until it is well

   ·  Combine mashed bananas into the above mixture, stir gently until well

   ·  Sift flour, baking soda and baking powder, then add to the mixture
   gently until well mixed.

   ·  Add raisins and walnuts into the batter evenly.

   ·  Shred the carrot into the batter, and stir evenly.

   ·  Grease two bread loaf baking containers, divide the batter into the

   ·  Sprinkle the minced pecans on top of the batter.

   ·  Preheat the oven to 325 F, bake for 70 minutes.

   ·  Remove the cake from the oven, cut into pieces when cooled, and

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