Peanut Butter and Banana Cake

This recipe will also give you fantastic muffins. Follow it the same way, only when the batter is ready, simply spoon it into silicone muffin baking cups rather than a cake pan.
By Serge Lescouarnec
Peanut Butter and Banana Cake

Peanut Butter and Banana Cake
 
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This recipe will also give you fantastic muffins. Follow it the same way, only when the batter is ready, simply spoon it into silicone muffin baking cups rather than a cake pan.
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Recipe Type: Baking
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons butter,
  • at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar (brown is best for a more caramel-like flavor)
  • 6 tablespoons crunchy, salted peanut butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1?3 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed with a fork
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350.F. Line a 8 x 8-inch square cake pan with wax paper.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together until you have a smooth and light paste. Add the peanut butter and mix again before adding the eggs, one by one, beating all the time, followed by the milk. Now fold in the sifted flour, baking powder, and, finally, the mashed bananas. Spoon the mixture into the lined cake pan and bake for 35 to 40 minutes. You want the cake to be just cooked and golden brown on top—insert a skewer into the center if you’re unsure, if it comes out clean, the cake is ready.
  3. Let cool before cutting into 12 squares and serving with a lovely cup of tea.
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