Compared to some of the other banana breads or cakes described on the Internet, our Cloud 9 Iced Banana Ring really does make you senses feel like your on cloud 9 when you have a bite of it.
This incredibly delicious cake is moist, lemony and super light to the palate, one slice is hardly ever enough especially with a nice cup of good cup of good coffee or tea, or even a glass of cold milk.
We are back after a couple of months of healing our body and doing a whole roof while weathering the early fall stormy weather that hit us just when we began our timely work before old man winter came a calling.
- 1/2 cup margarine
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup shredded coconut (unsweetened)
- 2 ripe bananas (big)
- 1 tsp ground up dried citrus
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp rum
- 1-2/3 cup sifted all purpose flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- Almond flakes or slivers
- 1 cup icing sugar
- 3 tbsp lemon juice
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Prepare Bundt type cake pan grease with margarine and then powder with flour.
Prepare appropriate mixing bowl and add margarine and canola oil, follow with sugar and salt and beat contents until light in color.
Add eggs and and the rest of the ingredients except for the almond flakes and continue beating until well mixed. Empty contents into Bundt cake pan.
Place into oven and bake for 1 hour or until toothpick or probe inserted into cake comes out clean.
Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack to cool.
Prepare frosting in a small separate bowl while your cake is cooling by combining the icing sugar with lemon juice.
Spread icing over the cooled cake and sprinkle the almond flakes.