African Banana Peanut Cake
A nice variation on banana cake.
- Ready In:
- 1hr 10mins
- 2 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 2⁄3 cup butter, soft
- 3⁄4 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 4 bananas, large and very ripe peeled and mashed
- 1 cup peanuts, coarsely chopped (salted peanuts)
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
- Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs.
- Add dry ingredients alternately with mashed bananas just until combined.
- Stir in 1/2 of the peanuts.
- Scrape batter into silpat loaf pan (or greased).
- Sprinkle top evenly with remaining peanuts.
- Bake 60-65 minutes or until toothpick comes out of center clean.
- Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Turn out of pan to finish cooling.
- Wrap in plastic or foil. Best if served the next day.
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