Feijoa and banana cake recipes

Banana Walnut Streusel Pound Cake

Banana Walnut Streusel Pound Cake

This pound cake recipe, I have bookmarked ages ago and I have used the streusel recipe the other time when I made the feijoa streusel muffins
Feijoa Banana Bread

Feijoa Banana Bread

Although similar to my Easy Banana Cake and Buttermilk Banana Bread recipes, it’s a delicious alternative I can look forward to making next year during feijoa season again
Feijoa Walnut Streusel Muffins

Feijoa Walnut Streusel Muffins

I used Rima's no fail banana muffin recipe and substituted the bananas with feijoas of course. Add banana and vanilla, beating well
Feijoa

Feijoa

I usually used a banana cake/muffin recipe and substitute the bananas with feijoas. The ester methyl benzoate smells strongly of feijoas and the aroma of the fruit is caused mostly by this and other closely related esters
Creating the perfectly balanced smoothie

Creating the perfectly balanced smoothie

Any other fruit can be used in a smoothie, and some of my favourites include kiwifruit, passionfruit, berries of all types and feijoas (when they’re in season)
Baking Day with my Boys

Baking Day with my Boys

My Baker Boy Not long into baking both boys reckoned they were hungry again - due to cake and bickie mix on display I suspect - so I fetched a cupful of popcorn for each of them, to keep snotty fingers out of the bowl (they're both sick at the moment)
Feijoa Upside Down Cake

Feijoa Upside Down Cake

) place the banana, eggs, vanilla, milk, butter, and honey. So, after randomly seeing a picture for a pineapple upside down cake, I decided that feijoas would actually be a really yummy and pretty alternative to the traditional upside down cake
Feijoa Smoothies

Feijoa Smoothies

Apart from cutting them in halves and scooping them out with a spoon they make great cakes and Fijoa and apple crumbles
Feijoa and Coconut Loaf

Feijoa and Coconut Loaf

 I had a box of Feijoas that needed to be used up so I made this lovely Feijoa and coconut loaf by Susan Fleischl from the book ‘A Treasury of New Zealand Baking
12 Easy, healthy lunchbox ideas

12 Easy, healthy lunchbox ideas

I've also been known to make Strawberry ice cream and Flu-fighting feijoa jelly and freeze those in small containers for lunchbox fillers
Easter chick muffins

Easter chick muffins

Feijoas might be next. Fold into butter mixture with banana, sour cream and milk. I love that it’s so easy and only has ¾ cup of brown sugar in it
Sweet New Zealand # 23 Round-up

Sweet New Zealand # 23 Round-up

Alessandra Zecchini, our founder of this event, never fails to surprise and inspire me with her use of unusual ingredients, often things that we might ignore or discard, like onion flowers, banana flowers or feijoa skins
Sweet New Zealand # 34 Round-up

Sweet New Zealand # 34 Round-up

Feijoa season may be almost over, but there's still a bit of fruit around and if you've been wondering what to do with that over abundance then check out this gorgeous looking feijoa jam from Alessandra Zecchini which she says is just like guava paste

Tips and Timesavers

 It works really well with feijoas. “I like to toast crumpets, pour on golden syrup and slice banana length ways, just like pancakes without the time spent cooking