Coconut Blueberry Banana Cake
It is so much fun getting creative with food. Here I have modified the recipe posted last week.
We enjoyed the light coconut flavour of the Malibu Tropical Coconut Cake, added some bananas and blueberries whilst decreasing the sugar content and increasing the flour quantity.
This combining of these beautiful flavours has resulted in a very easy to make cake that even the savoury lovers will want to give this a try.
The point of this is to adventure out with food and try different things to discover something you enjoy.
2 ripe bananas
1 tin of well-drained blueberries or 1 cup of fresh blueberries
50 grams desiccated coconut
150 grams boiling water
225 grams butter
100 grams caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
250 grams self-raising flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
25 grams butter
180 grams cream cheese
375 grams icing sugar
25 grams desiccated coconut
4 tablespoons Malibu coconut rum or Bailey’s Irish Cream
Preheat oven to 180 degrees
Soak the coconut in the boiling water and leave for about 5 minutes.
Whilst the coconut is soaking, blend the bananas until they are mushy.
Put all the ingredients (except the blueberries) in the mixer and mix until you have a soft batter.
Pour the soft batter mixture into a bowl and fold in the blueberries until they are mixed through. Be careful not to mix too hard that the blueberries fall apart.
Line a loaf tin or square cake tin with wet baking paper.
Pour the batter into the lined tin and cook in the oven for 25 – 35 minutes.
Check to see if ready by inserting a skewer or metal rod and if comes out clean then the cake is cooked.
Whilst the cake is cooking prepare the icing by beating the butter until soft and creamy.
Add the cream cheese and beat until smooth.
Add the icing sugar, coconut and Malibu/Bailey’s and mix until combined.
Once the cake is cooled to room temperature of cooler than ice the cake with the frosting.
Note: This cake is best refrigerated.
Did you appreciate that? Why not get our recipes delivered to your inbox? Join TREN today! Click on this banner to get started!
Other favourite recipes
Recipe Favourite – Going Banana with Chocolate Pudding
How to stay up-to-date
Do you have an opinion or have a favourite recipe you wish to share? The TREN community wants to hear your story.
Submit your news here.
Become a subscriber to TREN and eMagazine and be the first to receive local breaking stories, analysis and opinions on the Townsville real estate market.