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!

Ingredients

Cake

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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Caramel-Pecan Monkey Bread

165388_515350458063_4685435_nI found this recipe in a Taste of Home magazine a week or so before our wedding. As we had opted for a Honeymoon at home I decided to make this recipe for a special breakfast the morning after our wedding. It seems like a lot of work, and it is, but it is completely worth it! You can see this recipe on their website here. I have converted it for British measures.

Ingredients

Sweet Dough

1 package(2 tsp)(7g) yeast

1/4 c/60 ml plus 1 tbsp warm water

1 1/4c/300ml warm milk

1/3c/75g butter/margerine

1/4c/50g sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp salt

5c/625g plain/allpurpose flour

 

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