Banoffee Tray Bake
Banoffee Tray Bake

Banoffee Tray Bake

Time
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Difficulty
Super Easy
serves
Serves: 20

You can make the cake a day or so in advance of when you need it then add the cream and toppings just before you serve it to keep the bananas from going brown.  This cake (without the topping) freezes so well.  Serve it with custard for an emergeny pudding situation!

This is our Banoffee Layer Cake done simply in a deep baking tray - great for serving a bigger crowd in a really easy way.  If you love Banoffee this recipe is for you!

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For the cakes:

Caster sugar

200g

Buttery baking spread*

200g

Eggs, beaten

4

Self-raising flour

200g

Baking powder

1tsp

Vanilla extract

1tsp

Mashed, ripe bananas

2

For the filling:

Whipping cream

284ml

Large banana, sliced

1

To finish:

Dark chocolate shards (optional)

20g

*recipe is based on 70% fat buttery baking spread

You will also need…

20 x 28cm (8 x 11in) cake tin, lined with baking parchment

Step 1 of 5

Preheat the oven to 180°C, (160°C for fan ovens), Gas Mark 4. 

Step 2 of 5

Beat the cake ingredients in a large mixing bowl with an electric hand mixer until light and creamy.

Step 3 of 5

Spoon the cake mixture into the tin and bake for 20-25 minutes or until springy to the touch and a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the centre of the cake.  Leave to cool for 5 minutes in the tin before tipping out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Step 4 of 5

Whip the cream and 1tbsp caramel in a large bowl with an electric mixer until softly whipped.

Step 5 of 5

Place the cake onto serving plate and top the cream – spreading it out to the edges with a spoon or knife, scatter with a few slices of banana and drizzle with the caramel.   Scatter over the chocolate shards and cut into pieces.

For a very special treat warm the remaining caramel and serve with the cake or alternatively use the caramel stirred into yoghurt and topped with fruit for a special breakfast idea. To make chocolate shards – melt dark chocolate and pour onto the back of a metal baking tray or smooth chopping board. Leave to set then using a large knife scrape the chocolate until it makes curled shards of chocolate.

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Banoffee Tray Bake is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 5.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Easy and even a Chef said it was the best This was super easy and quick to make - in fact I made 2!! We had friends over for a bbq and they all loved it. One of my friends is a Chef and she said this is the best Banoffee Cake she had ever tasted! Fabulous - I would add a photo but we have eaten it all!!
Date published: 2020-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Banoffee tray bake After doing this recipe for my family we are all now Sunday dinner banoffee tray fans for the rest of our lives it was so delicious and fulfilling we have also past the recipe on to our family and friends
Date published: 2020-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tray bake I made this at home to try out before i go ahead and make it for the residents at the home i work in. It didn't disappoint. So easy to make and sponge was light.
Date published: 2020-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved it! I loved it! It has been a delight, it is very easy to make and fast and the taste is exquisite! I will repeat it more times for sure
Date published: 2020-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So easy to make I am so happy I made this, very easy to follow the receipe. Tasted delicious
Date published: 2020-08-27
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