Banana Cake

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The fruit banana which is easily found in Sarawak are packed with plenty of nutrients and comes with a strong rich taste. It is no wonder bananas have been incorporated in Sarawak’s desserts list. From eating it as a fruit on its own, to fried banana fritters, banana splits, banana shakes, banana bread and banana cakes! The health benefits are internationally renowned and even more as a famous dessert. With all that goodness packed into what we call the Banana Cake, we can receive all that this tropical fruit has to offer through our confection.

Banana Cakes are not only fragrant and tasty but can be enhanced even more with some sweet icing as the top or any topping of your choice. If chocolate is what you desire, there can be chocolate icing on the cake. It is all up to individuals taste.

Here at the heart of Borneo, Cakes Corner have the advantage of attaining the freshest organic bananas to bake this scrumptious cake with any icing of your choosing. With creativity overflowing, on top of the icing, there can be delightful banana toppings or any other fruit to your liking. Scroll down to see more.

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Banana cake
Banana cake

Ingredients Matter

Often commercial bakeries have to balance out the cost of ingredients and other overhead cost against the final price but here at Cakes Corner, with all the benefits of a home-based premise, we can reduce that overhead cost and instead use high quality ingredients.

Commonly when it comes to butter, most commercial places go for bulk butter to reduce the cost. The issue here is that the quality may not be the best. Fortunately for us, we have the room to use high quality butter imported from the New Zealand or from the US. As butter is one of the main ingredients in most cakes, it is absolutely necessary to have the best quality we can find. Once you try our cakes, you will definitely know the difference

This also applies for our other ingredients such as milk, cheese, flavorings, colorings and in this case bananas. Often commercial cake stores get their colorings from our neighbouring Indonesian suppliers. These coloring prices are more competitive but it will definitely stain the fingers and it is hard to come off, unlike the ones we use which are from America. So imagine consuming it!

When it comes to milk and cheese, we all know that New Zealand has the freshest air-flown branded products there is in the market. All these is possible because of the lesser overhead cost we have. Plus in Borneo, we have fresh supplies of bananas all year round!

Our bakers and cake artists pride themselves on only serving the best quality cakes there is for a reasonable price.

How To Store Leftover Cake

Thankfully, cakes normally finish fast especially those from Cakes Corner. However, there are times we want to save part of the cakes for the next few days. It is important to know that two main culprits behind a dry and stale cake. They are none other than, heat and humidity; where it can cause the cake to be out of shape, loss of moisture or go moldy thanks to our Kuching climate.

One trick to maintain the freshness is to apply icing to the cut side of the cake. This acts as a seal against moisture loss from the cake. If that cannot be done, the next way is to press a piece of plastic wrap directly into the sliced side and make sure it sticks.

Due to our Kuching climate, it is best to store the cake in the refrigerator. Or the next best thing would be in an air-conditioned room away from sunlight. That way it can last 1-2 days while it can last 3-4 days in the fridge. Please be reminded to seal the cake, either in an air tight container or plastic wrap all over to prevent any unwanted fridge smells and moisture loss from the cakes. Although they are some cakes that can last in room temperature, depending on the type of cake you have for leftover, the safest way is to keep them refrigerated and sealed properly.

It is not advisable to freeze the cakes because some cakes such as cream cheese will end up with a different texture. Besides, with our cakes so tasty, there is no need to keep in for weeks. Unless of course it is a wedding cake whereby there are some traditions that a portion of the cake be consumed a year later (anniversary). To know more about storing leftover wedding cakes, please click here.

Since we do not use any preservatives, our fresh cakes are at its best as long as 3-4 days only. If you have any questions on how to keep your cakes based on the icing and ingredients, please contact us.

In the event that a cake does go stale even after proper storage, there a few tips and tricks you can do to still enjoy the cake!

  • Cake French Toast: Make French toast with slices of stale cake and have a fun sweet meal.
  • Cake Pops: Crush the cake and combine it with extra icing to make the filling for cake pops (a cake ball coated in chocolate on a stick. Like a lollipop)
  • Cake Shake: This is easy and simply the best choice. Blend the stale cake with ice cream to make this sweet shake indulgence treat.

With delivery service right to your doorstep or pick-up arrangements, your fantastic banana cake is just a click away! To learn more about delivery terms, please contact us or call/whatsapp us at 011-1988 6263

Take a look at the other cakes we offer here or Sarawak’s famous layer cake here.

Want to learn how to bake a banana cake? Click here for our simple recipe.

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