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Greek Banana Cake Dumplings

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Greek Banana Cake Dumplings


  • Place a pan over medium heat.
  • Add the pieces of banana, butter and sugar.
  • Sauté for 5-10 minutes, until the excess moisture is removed.
  • The mixture will be ready when the bananas fall apart simply by mixing them.
  • When ready, remove from heat and transfer mixture to a bowl.
  • Refrigerate for 1-2 hours to chill.
  • When ready, add the eggs and vanilla extract. Whisk until completely combined.
  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • In a separate bowl, add all of the dry ingredients - flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Stir and add the banana mixture.
  • Mix with a fork, just until the ingredients are combined and come together. Be careful not to overmix.
  • Add the walnuts and chocolate couverture.
  • Generously grease a 10x20 cm cake pan with butter and dust with flour.
  • Transfer mixture to prepared pan and bake for 30-40 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes.
  • Turn out of cake pan and allow to cool completely.
  • Cut the cake in to slices that are 4 cm thick.
  • Cut each slice in to 9 equal sized cubes that are about 4 cm large.
  • Pour the sunflower oil in to a deep pot and place over medium heat.
  • Use a kitchen thermometer to make sure it heats to 180* C (350* F).
  • Combine the ground cinnamon and sugar in a wide container and set aside.
  • When the oil reaches the required temperature, add the banana cake cubes and fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • When ready, remove with a slotted spoon and drop in to the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • Coat cubes on all sides and set aside on a wire rack for 7-10 minutes, to completely cool.
  • Serve with chocolate ice cream.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
18 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
20 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
26 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
20 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
44 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
8 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
9 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
8 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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