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Banana Walnut Pound Cake

Soft and rich pound cake, with a light banana flavor, accompanied with warm hints of cinnamon.
Course Cakes, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Banana, Cake, Pound Cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 Adults
Author Cherie L.

Ingredients

  • 95 g butter, softened at room temperature
  • 75 g sugar
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 35 g whipping cream, room temperature
  • 45 g mashed banana
  • 120 g plain flour
  • 3 g baking powder (about 3/4 tsp)
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon powder, optional
  • 25 g chopped walnuts

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180C. Grease or line loaf pan.
  • Add sugar to softened butter in 2 batches. Whip using handheld mixer till light and fluffy.
  • Add in beaten eggs in 3 batches. Mix till light and pale on medium speed.
  • Add in whipping cream and mashed banana. Mix well.
  • Sift in plain flour, baking powder and cinnamon powder. Fold in well with a spatula. Do not overmix. Simply check that there are no pockets of visible flour left after mixing.
  • Pour batter into loaf pan. Bake in preheated oven at 180C for about 30-35 mins.
  • Once cake is baked, cool on wire rack. When the cake is still slightly warm, you can wrap it up with cling wrap to lock in the moistness of the cake.