Coconut Banana Cake???????

Decorating By JGMB Updated 4 Feb 2009 , 4:30pm by JGMB

JGMB Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 1:21am
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A teenage boy just requested a "coconut banana cake." What do you think that means? Should I just make my regular banana cake batter, throw in a cup of coconut, then frost it with buttercream?

Or, should I do a coconut cake w/banana cream filling or a banana cake w/coconut cream filling?

Any ideas? I expect someone to suggest that I just ask him, but I can't -- it's a long story why.

Thanks for any ideas you might have. I appreciate it!

4 replies
gourmetjulie Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 1:31am
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I would do a banana cake, filled w/a banana mousse or pudding and coconut flavored Italian Meringue Buttercream. Fab combination.

GrandmaG Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 1:34am
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Here's some ideas! Good luck! You could also use coconut milk instead of the water or milk.

luv2cake Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 3:46am
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I made one of these once and it actually turned out pretty well. I made a coconut cake (from a mix) and added banana pudding mix to the batter. You could taste both flavors, but they were pretty balanced.

Just another idea.

JGMB Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 4:30pm
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Thanks, everyone! I knew I could count on my new CC friends for help!


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