Bolo de Banana Caramelizada (Caramelized Banana Cake)


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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
1 9-inch cake pan


  • 1 teaspoon softened butter

  • 1 dash all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder


  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup water

  • 4 large bananas, halved


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch baking pan with butter; dust with flour, shaking off excess.

  2. Beat 2 cups sugar, oil, and eggs with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat in milk. Add 2 cups flour and baking powder; beat until batter is smooth.

  3. Combine 3/4 cup sugar and water in a small saucepan. Simmer until sugar dissolves and syrup is clear and thick, 15 to 20 minutes.

  4. Pour syrup into prepared baking pan. Arrange banana halves on top. Pour batter over bananas.

  5. Bake cake in the preheated oven until top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a platter.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

731 Calories
31g Fat
110g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 731
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 227mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 110g 40%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 79g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 6mg 30%
Calcium 156mg 12%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 350mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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