Frothy Coca-Cola and Banana Cake Recipe

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Chloé Published: July 15, 2021

How To Make Frothy Coca-Cola and Banana Cake

Level up your banana cake with this recipe that uses coca-cola in the meringue. You get a sweet and tender dessert with a fun, fluffy topping.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Cake:

  • 3medium eggs
  • ½cuplight brown sugar
  • 1cupCoca-Cola®
  • cupsself rising flour
  • 1cupground almonds
  • vanilla extract,a few drops
  • 3large bananas
  • 5tbspbutter

For Meringue:

  • 4medium egg whites
  • pinchsalt
  • 1tspcream of tartar
  • 1cupCoca-Cola®
  • 1cuplight brown sugar
  • 2tbsplight brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease the cake pan or line it with parchment paper.

Cake:

  1. Beat the eggs, sugar, and Coca-Cola in a mixer set to high speed for 5 minutes. The mixture has to be completely frothed up.

  2. Gently fold in the flour, almonds, and vanilla extract with a spatula. Then fold in the mashed banana, followed by the cooled melted butter. Transfer the mixture into the prepared cake pan.

  3. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes. Remove from the pan and leave to cool on a wire rack.

Meringue:

  1. Beat the egg whites, salt, and cream of tartar in the mixer, again at high speed, until whisked up into soft peaks. Leave the meringue in the mixer while melting the sugar.

  2. To do this, add the Coca-Cola to the sugar in a small saucepan, then heat gently until the liquid reaches 240 degrees F (or what is known as “soft ball stage”), stirring continuously.

  3. Now turn the mixer back on, but this time on a slow setting. Slowly pour most of the melted sugar into the whisked egg whites.

  4. Now put the lid on the mixture and turn it up to full speed. After the meringue has been whisked for a minute or two, it should have the consistency of spreadable polystyrene.

  5. Spread the meringue evenly over the cooled cake, pulling it into artful peaks. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

This cake is best eaten within a few hours of making it, but will keep for 24 hours in the fridge.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 831.11kcal
  • Fat: 30.18g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.23g
  • Trans Fat: 0.60g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.50g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 128.06g
  • Fiber: 6.68g
  • Sugar: 82.31g
  • Protein: 17.33g
  • Cholesterol: 160.92mg
  • Sodium: 991.12mg
  • Calcium: 277.46mg
  • Potassium: 887.79mg
  • Iron: 4.16mg
  • Vitamin A: 177.27µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.87mg
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