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Usually when the weekend comes I look for some simple and easy to prepare dessert. This cake matches these categories. I found it on this blog and decided to make it. Vanilla custard and bananas are a good combination and this was perfect choice. Enjoy!


1 package (400 grams) puff pastry (I used 280 g)

4 ripe bananas (used 3)

1 1/2 packets (180 grams) sponge biscuit rounds (or lady fingers)

1 packet  powdered vanilla pudding (without sugar)

1 packet powdered banana pudding (without sugar) (did not have it)

12 tablespoons sugar (for the pudding)

4 cups (1 liter) milk (or any amount the two puddings call for in their instructions) (used 600 ml)

confectioner’s sugar to sprinkle on top

Preheat the oven to 175°C.

I made a smaller cake than the author so matched my pastry to a smaller baking tin, cut it in half and transferred one part onto the greased tin.

Arrange the biscuits or lady fingers over the puff pastry layer.

Cut bananas in half length-wise and cut it slices and place them over the biscuits.

Prepare the pudding. If you do not have the pudding powder, you might use the custard recipe from here.

Pour the pudding over the biscuits and bananas and spread it evenly with a spoon.

Cover the pudding layer with second part of the pastry and make holes with a fork to realease the pudding steam.

Bake for 35-40 minutes.

Place a sheet of aluminium foil on the bottom of the oven to avoid pudding spills.

Serve sprinkled with icing sugar and cut into squares. Store in the fridge.