Sep 18 2008
I have 2 over-ripe banana sitting on my table and I really wanted to use them to make banana cake but 2 is not enough for the recipe I have so what shall I do? Another was, I was lazy to bring out the mixer coz I already going to have some cupcake projects later in the week… excuses.. excuses…
Then I remember I came across a few sites about making steam cakes and I thought, why not? So I went to google about ‘Steamed Banana Cakes’ and first on the list was from Chow Times.
Was extremely happy that the ingredients called for the recipe are so easy! Save me lots of time and electricity too! And of course they are less oily (no butter) and not heaty at all! The only thing that needs to compromise is of course the texture and taste… got to eat them fresh!
I took the opportunity to try out my silicon cups… just to test them if they can take the heat… and yes they did! The cakes turn out to be quite springy… like sponge… hehheehe
- 2 ripe banana, mashed (if you have large banana, use one will do)
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon oil
- 2 teaspoons water
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 cup icing sugar (I used brown sugar)
- 100g (close to 1 cup) all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons of semi-sweet chocolate chips or raisins (optional)
- Mashed the bananas and leave aside.
- Mix the rest of the ingredients in another mixing bowl and it is well mixed add in the mashed banana.
- Heat up the steamer and steam till all the banana cupcakes are cooked which is around 10-15 minutes.