Banana Cake with Caramel Mousse
Recipe Type: Cake
Serves: makes a 9 inch loaf
  • 210 grams all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 230 grams sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 120 ml canola oil
  • 3½ very ripe medium bananas, peeled and mashed (about 340 grams)
  • 2 tablespoons crème fraîche or sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup walnut halves, toasted and chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Prepare a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt into a bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and sugar until light and fluffy. Slowly drizzle in the oil. Add the bananas, crème fraîche/sour cream and vanilla and mix until just combined. Fold in the flour mixture and nuts until thoroughly combined.
  4. Transfer batter into the pan and bake for 1 to 1¼ hours. Let cool in the pan for at least 30 minutes before removing the cake from the pan to finish cooling.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at