Banana Cake With Fresh Pistachios

banana cake photo

Actually, I don’t really like banana baking. For my taste it is too sweet and obsessively aromatic. But it turned out the situation is easily corrected with just a handful of fresh pistachios. However, pistachios can be salty, brackishness will give an extra charm to the cake.

slices of banana cake

Banana cake with fresh pistachios

healthy and delicious


3 eggs
150 g softened butter
220 g all propose flough
100 g brown sugar
3 bananas – it would be great to get bananas with black dots, they are more sweet and soft for the receipe
a pinch of sea salt
30 g pistachios, salted or not, I prefer second one
50 g fresh sunflower seeds


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 °C.
  2. Prepare dish for baking 10×18 cm.
  3. Whisk butter with sugar, then add eggs one by one, then salt.
  4. Peel two bananas and add them to the butter mixture.
  5. Add flough, a half part of pistachios and sunflower seeds, stir until smooth.
  6. Put the peeled banana on top and the second half of the dough on it.
  7. Smooth the surface of cake, sprinkle with pistachios and seeds on top slightly pushing them into the surface and put the cake in the oven for 40 minutes.

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