Steamed Banana Cake


  • 2 eggs
  • 4 pitted dates, finely sliced
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 90ml vegetable oil
  • 225g ripe banana, mashed
  • 40ml milk
  • 125g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda


  • 1/2 cup cashew nuts
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 4 pitted dates
  • Juice or one orange
  • Shredded coconut (optional)

Time: 45mins
Serves: 4
Difficulty: Easy


Step 1.
Preheat the Electrolux Steam oven to 130°C using the Electrolux Steam function

Step 2.
Grease and line a 16cm cake tin

Step 3.
Sift the flour, baking powder and baking soda into a big bowl and set aside

Step 4.
Mash the bananas with a fork adding tbsp of milk while mashing. Set aside

Step 5.
Lightly beat the eggs, then add honey and oil and mix

Step 6.
Add mashed bananas to the egg mix using a spatula or wooden spoon. Mix well

Step 7.
Fold in the sifted flour suing a spatula or wooden spoon

Step 8.
Pour the batter into the prepared cake tin and cook for 25-30mins

Step 9.
Let the cake rest for at least 5 mins before removing from tin


Mix all ingredients in a food processor or blender to make a thick paste (not too dry). Spread over the cake. Sprinkle with shredded coconut


Add a few pieces of caramelised banana and pineapple can be used as a garnish to finish

Recipe by Pierrick Boyer for Electrolux

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