Tropical Cake with Pecans

Tropical Cake with Pecans


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About this recipe: A great no-mess, no-fuss cake, which is made directly in the baking tin. The cake is made with crushed pineapple, bananas and pecans. For the best flavour, use the ripest bananas you have lying around.

Connie Galloway

Makes: 1 20x30cm cake

  • 400g caster sugar
  • 350ml vegetable oil
  • 165g chopped pecans
  • 375g plain flour
  • 2 bananas, peeled and diced
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/3 (432g) tins crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. Mix together sugar, vegetable oil, pecans, flour and bananas in a 20x30cm tin. Stir in the eggs, pineapple with juice, vanilla, salt and bicarbonate of soda. Mix well. Do not mash the bananas.
  2. Bake in preheated 180 C / Gas 4 oven for 60 minutes or until cake tests done.

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