Tropical Wedding Cake


Preparation info

  • Serves:


    servings ( 4 by 2 by ¾ inches )
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in

Rose's Heavenly Cakes

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

  • About

I stopped making wedding cakes for a living a long time ago, but when good friends such as Marguerite Thomas and Paul Lukacs got married on May 30, 2002, I made a loving exception. This two-tier banana cake, with its moist, dense, but soft crumb, is enriched with Passion Mousseline and encrusted with lightly toasted macadamia nuts. I decorated the cake with gum paste daisies and then enjoyed it, along with the guests, served with Banfi Rosa Regale.

Twelve large bananas will be more than enough for the cake, but remember to purchase them about a week before you Make the Cake so they become sweet and ripe, with lots of black spots.