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Nutty Banana Crunch Cake

Nutty Banana Crunch Cake

Banana crunch cake recipe

This delicious cake is nutty, soft, sweet, and just delightful. Serve warm with some ice cream for dessert.
By Jessica Dady
Banana crunch cake recipe
If your bananas are browning too quickly, grab some Nutella and create this delicious, crunchy-topped treat.

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Banana crunch cake recipe

Nutty Banana Crunch Cake

  • Author: Jessica Dady


  • 3 medium brown bananas
  • 4oz light brown sugar
  • 1 med egg
  • 3oz butter
  • 8oz plain flour
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 2oz mixed nuts, crushed (save some nuts for decorating too)
  • Nutella for filling
  • milk chocolate for decoration


  1. Preheat the oven 180C/350F/Gas mark 4 and grease 2 cake tins with butter and line with baking parchment.
  2. In a large mixing bowl whisk the bananas, sugar, egg and butter until combined.
  3. Add in the plain flour, baking powder and nuts and fold. Pour the mixture into the 2 tins spreading an even amount in each.
  4. Bake in the oven for 10-16 mins until golden. Take out of the oven and leave to cool. Pop out of the tins and leave to cool on a wire rack.
  5. Decide which cake is going to be your base and which is going to be the top. Spread the base with a thin layer of Nutella and sandwich on the top cake.
  6. Melt some milk chocolate in a bowl in the microwave and then drizzle over the cake. Sprinkle with nuts, chopped and whole, and leave to set.
  • Category: Dessert

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  • This looks great! I was looking for a fairly simple yet classy cake for my mother’s 74th birthday, which is coming up later this month just after she finishes a chemotherapy regimen. This is what I will bake. Thanks.

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