Salted Caramel Banana Cake (Banoffee Marshmallow Cake)

IMG_0628This is a recipe I discovered when hunting for the perfect birthday cake for my husband. I found the original recipe here, but like most recipes I fiddled with it a bit. We really really loved the outcome!



165g/3/4c butter

164g/3/4c packed light brown sugar

325g/2 1/4c self rising flour

1 heaped teaspoon baking powder

2 level teaspoons cinnamon

4 large eggs

4 tbsp milk

3 banana’s

Frosting and Filling

4 cups whipped cream (600ml double cream whipped)

1 banana

1 handful of mini marshmallows plus more for decorating

1 small can/397g Caramel Sauce ( I used Carnation Caramel)

Course Sea Salt

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Banana Bread

IMG_0171This is my mother’s recipe, she picked it up from a friend who served this as a dessert at a dinner party accompanied with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It has since been published in several Church Cookbooks and passed around among friends and family. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.


2 cups/340g flour

1c/230g sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda/bicarbonate of soda

1 tsp baking powder

2/3 c/157ml vegetable oil

3 large eggs

1/2c/115g sour(ed) cream

1c/270g mashed banana

1c/100g nut of your choice ( I like walnut pieces, though pecan is very good as well)


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