Chef's Delight: Banana cake with frosting and walnuts
- Recipe by Adrian Martin -
350g /12oz Odlums Cream plain Flour
1tsp Odlums Baking powder
Pinch of Salt
125g/4 oz Butter
200g Caster Sugar
Two large eggs
Four medium Bananas (mashed)
For the Frosting
100g Icing Sugar (sieved)
400g Cream Cheese
200g of walnuts
200g of honey
Preheat the oven to 180oC.
In a large bowl beat the caster sugar and butter together.
Then add the eggs one by one. Then add the buttermilk and bananas.
Now add the flour and baking powder and place into a greased cake tin.
Bake for 30 minutes.
While baking, make the frosting by combining the icing sugar and cream cheese and keep in the fridge.
Mix the walnuts and honey on a tray and toast until golden and crisp. Once the cake is cooked and cooled, then you can add the frosting. So layer it on top and top off with the walnuts. Enjoy.
ABOUT THE CHEF
Adrian Martin from Bawnboy is a regular on our TV screens and recently appointed ambassador for Odlums.
His latest cook book is ‘Create Beautiful Food at Home’ and he runs the Mayflower restaurants in Dublin and Camden, London.
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