Banana Cake With Crunchy N'dizi and Banana Whipped Cream

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READY IN: 1hr 33mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Butter and flour a 9-inch square baking pan.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat the butter, sugar, lemon zest, and vanilla with a mixer until fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Stir in the banana, and then the flour mixture into the batter, alternating with the yogurt, until blended.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 45 to 50 minutes, until golden and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool in its pan for 10 minutes, then remove from the pan and set on a wire rack to finish cooling.
  • N'Dizi.
  • Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  • Warm a skillet over medium-high heat and add the banana rounds and water to the skillet, cover and let steam for 1 minute.
  • Drain the liquid.
  • Dip the banana rounds in melted butter, coat with chopped nuts and set on a baking tray.
  • Bake for 4 minutes, then flip the rounds and bake for 4- 6 minutes until the peanuts are roasted.
  • Banana Whipped Cream.
  • Beat the cream, vanilla and confectioners' sugar until stiff peaks formand then fold in the mashed banana.
  • To serve, cut the cake into squares and top with the Banana Whipped Cream and Crunchy N'Dizi.
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