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Banana Rava Cake

I bought lot of bananas and they were sitting idle in our counter top. They were ripe enough that we wanted finish them off. As I was surfing the net to find recipes using bananas, I came across the lovely “Aayis Recipes”, where I found the Eggless Banana Cake with Rava! The recipe sounded so easy that I wanted to try it immediately. I made few changes to the recipe. Here is my version of the Banana Rava Cake!

Banana Rava Cake
Banana Rava Cake


Ripe bananas 2
Rava 1 cup
Baking powder 1 tsp
Cardamom powder ½ tsp
Milk 2 cups
Sugar ½ cup
Cashewnuts 1 tsp
Chocolate chips ½ tsp

Preparation Method:

  • Roast the rava till it turns slightly brown.
  • Soak the rava in milk for 2 hours.
  • Nicely mash the bananas.
  • Add mashed bananas and sugar to the soaked rava.
  • Now add baking powder, cardamom powder, cashews and the chocolate chips.
  • Preheat the oven at 350F for 10 mins.
  • Take a baking dish and slightly apply ghee to it.
  • Pour the cake batter in the baking dish and slide it in the oven.
  • Bake at 350F for about 35 mins.
  • After around 30 mins, pierce a knife at the center of the cake.
  • If it comes out clean, then the cake is done!

The Banana Rava Cake tasted yummy.

Tip: You can also use coconut milk for soaking the rava.

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224 replies on “Banana Rava Cake”

Banana rava cake really looks very delicious. Feel like eating it. All your receipes looks very simple and yummy.

This banana rava cake was very tasty ! When Anu was baking this cake I was initially skeptical about how it would taste. However it came out very nice and the chocolate chips added to the flavor. It was so yummy that we finished the cake immediately !!

Wow… this cake looks absolutely tasty… very apt for a dessert…. My vote is for Chef Anu !

This cake looks absolutely delicious !! Simple recipe as well… can you let us know how long did it take for you to do the entire preparation and baking ?

2 hrs for soaking the Rava,
35 mins for baking,
5 mins for preparing the cake batter…

On the whole, the recipe should be ready within 3 hrs 🙂

I was looking at banana rave and misspelt it while googling. That brought me here. This looks awesome!! Will check it out!

This is goign to be one of my first attempts in baking. Planning to make this cake over the week. I use a OTG with over 1200 watts. I guess my baking time would be considerably less. Will refer the manual and see what I can do. Will keep u updated anu!

It is a great pleasure to see your recipes. They are very nice.
I am so impressed by your recipe. Here rava means , you referred wheat rava or white upma rava?

Thanks Hema. Glad that u liked the recipes in My Scrawls 🙂 I had used upma rava to prepare Banana Rava cake.

Thanks for your banana rava cake receipe and bindhi chutney.
Can we make banana rava cake without using oven. please let me know.
i have sharp microwave oven but dont know how to bake and how to set temperature.
also dont have baking trays.Also let me know new receipes.
Thanks a lot

Thanks for stopping by 🙂 I haven’t tried baking in microwave oven. So I cannot give you the exact time needed to bake in the MW. Sorry about that. Do keep checking this space for simple and yummy recipes 🙂

Regarding soaking in milk, do you keep it outside for 2 hrs? Can we soak it in cold milk or need to warm it?
I am planning to try it out now 🙂

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