Secret Ingredient Miso Banana Cake: a Sweet and Savory Take On A Classic

If you’re looking for a showstopper of a dessert that combines the best of sweet and savory, look no further than this Secret Ingredient Miso Banana Cake. This delightful cake uses the key ingredients of miso and banana, creating an unforgettable flavor and texture combination. For a taste of something truly special, this recipe is your answer.


• 1 banana, mashed
• 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
• 2 teaspoon baking powder
• ½ teaspoon salt
• 2 teaspoon white miso paste
• ¾ cup white sugar
• 2 eggs
• 2/3 cup canola oil
• 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
• 1 cup almond milk


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and line an 8-inch round cake pan with parchment paper.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.

3. In a separate bowl, beat together miso paste, sugar, eggs and canola oil until well combined.

4. Add mashed banana, vanilla extract and almond milk to the miso mixture, stirring until everything is well combined.

5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, stirring until it’s just mixed in and there are no lumps.

6. Pour the cake batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

7. Allow the cake to cool in the pan before turning out onto a cooling rack.

This Secret Ingredient Miso Banana Cake is the perfect twist on a classic. In the spirit of French cuisine, the miso adds a delightful complexity of flavors – combining sweet, salty, and even a hint of umami. The unusual combination of ingredients might sound daring, but trust us when we say that the result is utterly delicious!

What’s more, this recipe is surprisingly easy, making it the perfect treat to whip up if you’re feeling inspired but don’t want to invest too much time. Why not try it out on your friends and family and be sure to get that secret ingredient – miso paste – ready before you start baking! Enjoy this special sweetness of this Secret Ingredient Miso Banana Cake.