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Thursday, April 01, 2010

Banana And Pineapple Easter Cakes

Easter festival arrives during the spring season and is one of the most important religious holidays celebrated among Christians.  Besides going to church on the first Sunday after the full moon night in the spring season, easter bunnies and eggs occupy supreme positions.  Easter rabbits signify fertility and beautifully painted Easter eggs remind us of spring season. Other symbols are the  Easter lilies and Hot Cross Buns.

HAPPY EASTER


Ingredients:
A:
2 cups all-purpose flour (remove 2 tbsp)
2 tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup fine granulated sugar

B:
2 large eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 large ripe banana- mashed
1/2 cup chopped pineapple

Method:

Preheat oven to 350f.

Grease moulds which signify spring.

Sieve ingredients A into a large bowl.

In another bowl, beaten eggs lightly, then add in all the other ingredients in B, and mix well.

Pour ingredient B mixture to ingredient A and mix in until is combined in about 10 strokes, do not overmix, it is alright if there are still some flour not mixed.  Leave mixture to rest for about 5 - 10 minutes.

Spoon batter into greased moulds and bake for 18 - 20 minutes.

Cool before frosting with buttercream



Serves

10 comments:

WizzyTheStick said...

So cute and I love the tropical flavours

Pete said...

Nice and artistic! Happy Easter, Lily!

MaryMoh said...

Wow....so cute Easter bunnies! I wish I can have one :P

ClumSy Chic said...

These are so adorable^^

Uncle Phil said...

Hi Lily,
Happy Easter to you and all your loved ones.

Best regards,
Phil

Joy said...

Great recipe. I think I'm going to try this on my daughter. She loves pineapples and bananas.

Blessed Homemaker said...

Too cute to be eaten!

floralpink said...

great recipe! I want 2 try this weekend,i like banana and p/a. Thanks lily.

Term papers said...

This is a fantastic, yummy to see this blog, good food, O i feel hungry now, let me have one please, Thanks for share this Yummy post.

Wills and Estates Lawyers Melbourne said...

Hi aunt Lily,'
I just wanna say that your blog turn to my bf and me's favorite thing. I am Asian he is western but both interested in cooking. Your recipe me save us :p

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