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Banana Nutmeg Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Banana Nutmeg Cake is from The Saka Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!



5 eggs, separated, at room temperature
1 cup sugar
3 small ripe bananas, mashed (approximately 1 cup)
1/3 cup oil
2 tsp. lemon rind, grated
1 tsp. orange rind, grated
tsp. salt
cup cake meal
cup potato starch
tsp. nutmeg

cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
6 TBS.water
2 tsp. lemon rind, finely grated
tsp. salt
2 small ripe bananas thinly sliced
4 tsp. fresh lemon juice

In large mixer bowl, beat yolks with of the sugar until thoroughly blended. Blend in bananas, oils and rinds
Using clean beaters, beat whites with salt, until soft peaks form
Gradually add remaining sugar, beat until stiff but not dry
Fold in yolk mixture
Sift together cake meal, potato startch and nutmeg
Gently fold into egg mixture in 2 additions.
Turn into greased 10 bundt pan, smoothing surface
Bake in preheated 325 oven for approximately 1 hour until tester comes out clean.
Invert onto rack, cool
Prepare sauce, in heavy saucepan, bring sugar, water, rind and salt to boil
Reduce heat to low
Add bananas; simmer gently for 5 minutes
Remove from heat, stir in lemon juice
Press sauce through sieve.
Serve warm or cold over cake.




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