Banana Cake and Banana Pancakes


Banana Recipes

Bananas are a primary food source in PNG and can be found in many dishes.

Banana Cake


Pre heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius (gas/electric)
Beat butter, sugar and vanilla essence until creamery
Gradually beat in eggs and add mashed bananas
Mix milk and bicarbonate of soda and fold into banana mixture with flour
(note - the amount of milk will vary depending on the mushiness of the bananas)
Pour batter into a round greased 20 cm deep-sided cake pan
Bake for 45-50 minutes in a hot oven

Banana Pancake


Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl.
Make a well in the middle.
Combine the remaining ingredients, add flour and beat until free of lumps
Heat fry pan with a little extra butter or oil
When the pan is hot spoon in desired amount of mixture
When bubbles start to appear in the batter, flip over and cook the other side

Eat with more bananas sliced on top and drizzled with honey
or with fresh fruit, or a squeeze of lemon/lime and sprinkle of sugar.