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Spiced Almond Banana Jaggery Cake Recipe

Spiced Almond Banana Jaggery Cake
How to make Spiced Almond Banana Jaggery Cake

This banana cake is layered between a jaggery, almonds, nutmeg and cinnamon mixture. It is rich, moist and has an added hint of spice. Enjoy this delicious cake with your evening cup of tea or coffee.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 05 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 50 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Spiced Almond Banana Jaggery Cake

  • 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg, ground
  • 1/2 cup Almonds, sliced
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3 Eggs, large
  • 2 tsp Orange zest
  • 1 1/4 cup Banana, riped and mashed
  • 3 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2/3 cup Buttermilk

How to Make Spiced Almond Banana Jaggery Cake

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Melt 1/4 cup of the butter. Pour 2 tablespoons of the melted butter into an 8-cup pan; brush the butter over pan sides and bottom. Mix together the jaggery, cinnamon, nutmeg, and almonds.
Sprinkle bottom of pan with half the jaggery mixture; combine the remaining mixture with the remaining melted butter; set aside.
In a large bowl, beat remaining 1/4 cup butter with granulated sugar until blended. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, until blended. Beat in mashed banana.
Mix all-purpose, baking powder, soda, and salt. Add to banana mixture along with the buttermilk; stir until well blended.
Pour half the batter into prepared pan. Spoon remaining jaggery sugar mixture evenly over top; cover with remaining batter.
Bake in a 180° oven until a long wood skewer inserted into the thickest part of the cake comes out clean, about 50 minutes.
Cool the cake on a rack about 5 minutes, then invert cake onto a serving plate. Serve the cake warm or cool.
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