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Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools

Recipe: Banana Cake

Pacific Islands, Vanuatu
45 minutes

Materials & Procedures


  1. 2 ¼ c flour
  2. ½ tsp. salt
  3. ¾ c milk coconut
  4. ½ c butter
  5. 1 ½ c sugar
  6. 1 c mashed banana
  7. 1 ½ tsp. baking powder
  8. 1 tsp. baking soda
  9. 2 eggs


  1. Grease a saucepan and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, throw in the dry ingredients and stir together.
  3. Then add the wet ingredients and beat the mixture until it is combined.
  4. Pour batter into the saucepan and bake about 25 minutes.



Many things can be substituted for the banana: pumpkin, popo, pineapple, etc. You can even leave out the banana completely and still have a good cake. 

About the Author

Suzanne Meltemal

This recipe was submitted to World Wise Schools by Suzanne Meltemal, Resource Center Assistant, Peace Corps/Vanuatu.

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