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Key info

Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 50 min

Cook time: 35 min

Serves: 16-20




1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup heavy cream, at room temperature
226g (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened
2 cups icing sugar
1 tablespoon poppy seeds, lightly toasted and cooled
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


Unsalted butter, for greasing the pans
2 1/2 cups Gideon Milling cake flour, plus more for pan (see Cook’s Note)
1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup desiccated coconut
2/3 cup finely chopped walnuts
1 cup mashed ripe banana (from about 3 medium bananas)
2/3 cup canola oil
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 large eggs
350ml IPA (Indian Pale Ale)





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