Banana Cream Cake with Nutella Frosting
This Banana Cream Cake with Nutella Frosting is a yummy cake recipe with a banana cream filling and Nutella frosting. The bananas in this cake recipe keep the cake extra moist and full of flavor. The banana cream layer adds a whole new dimension and goes well with the Nutella frosting. The Nutella frosting combines Nutella spread with mascarpone cheese for a creamy frosting you will love. Once the cake is frosted, you can garnish it with sliced bananas and hazelnuts.
Nutella is a popular chocolate spread recipe. The main ingredients in Nutella spread are sugar, cocoa, skim milk powder, and hazelnuts. Whether or not you choose to refrigerate the jar of Nutella once purchased is up to you. On the jar, it says that refrigeration isn't required. However, refrigeration is important as it slows the growth of bacteria. When you refrigerate Nutella, it causes the spread to harden because of the fat in the hazelnuts. So you will have to leave it at room temperature for a bit so that you can spread it. Room temperature allows the spread to have a smooth and spreadable consistency because the monounsaturated oils from the hazelnut are liquid at this state.
Bananas are one of the most popular foods around the world. Bananas rank fourth in the world after rice, wheat, and maize in human consumption. You will find bananas grown in over 130 countries around the world, which is more than any other type of fruit crop. Bananas are native to southeastern Asia but are also widely cultivated in many other tropical regions in the world. Typically bananas are eaten raw when they are properly ripened, but they can also be used in a wide variety of recipes. Plantains are the type of banana variety that comes from a group of cultivars that are firmer and more starchy. Plantains are typically used in cooking rather than eaten raw. You will also find bananas that are dried and then ground into banana flour. Some of the popular banana recipes you will find include banana pudding recipes, banana bread recipes, banana custard, banana pie recipes, fried bananas, banana smoothies, banana ice cream, and banana chips. Frozen bananas are a popular ingredient in fruit smoothies as they are healthy, and they help to thicken up the smoothie. Bananas are an excellent source of vitamin B6 and contain moderate amounts of manganese, vitamin C, and dietary fiber.
This is just one of the traditional cake recipes that you will find on the "Cooking With Nonna" recipe site. This traditional Italian recipe site has recipes that have been passed down through generations and generations of Italian grandmothers and Nonna's from all the regions of Italy. Rossella is also the host of the all-new online cooking show and food webisode series of the same name called "Cooking with Nonna." For Rossella and her family cooking was never really about the cooking, it was more about being with family, community and spending quality time with one other. Rossella spent most of her childhood in the kitchen helping her maternal Grandmother Roman, where she learned the long tradition of Italian recipes that had been passed down through the generations of her family and community. Some of the other Italian recipes you will find on the recipe site include pasta recipes, rice recipes, sauce recipes, pesto recipes, rigatoni recipes, and more. Other cake recipes you will find on the site include Tiramisu recipe, ricotta cheesecake recipe, amaretto cake recipe, apple cake recipe, cannoli cheesecake recipe and more.
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