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Bananas Foster Cake

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(Photo Credit: CBS)

(Photo Credit: CBS)

Looking for a sweet dessert? Be sure to check out chef Anthony Marino’s Bananas Foster Cake recipe!

Bananas Foster

Ingredients:

  • 1 stick butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 4 bananas peeled halved and cut
  • ¼ cup dark rum
  • Serve over ice cream or pound cake

Directions:

In a large pan melt butter. Then gradually add your brown sugar stirring together until carmelized. Next lower the heat on the pan and carefully add dark rum. CHEFS side not when flambéing be very careful and have a fire extinguisher handy safety is most important. So flambé and cook out rum at this point it can be finished with orange zest and served over vanilla ice cream or cooled to add to our cake.

Bananas Foster Cake

Ingredients:

(cake)

  • 1cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3 cups ap flour
  • 1tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 bananas mashed
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • Filling bananas foster from previous recipe

(frosting)

  • 2 8oz packages cream cheese
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 16oz packages powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 4 tsp vanilla

Directions:

First cream butter and sugar together , then add eggs until well incorporated. Scrape down bowl add flour , alternating with milk , and ending with flour.add vanilla and mashed bananas . Once folded in batter scale into greased and floured cake pan . Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes until golden brown. Once removed cool completely before assembling.

Prepare cream cheese frosting:

Add Cream cheese to mixer. Slowly add powdered sugar next add butter and vanilla and finish with milk. Chill and reserve for assembly

Assembly:

Slice cakes in half making four discs. Add a small amount of cream on the bottom and then add your fosters filling . Repeat alternating steps until fully assembled .

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