Preparation Time : 1 1/2 hours Makes : 7 – 8 servings INGREDIENTS For cake : 2 medium very ripe Bananas Yolks of 5 eggs Whites of 5 eggs 2 tsp Vanilla essence 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup powdered sugar plus 1/4 cup 1/4 cup refined oil/butter can be used for a richer cake 1/2 cup self raising flour/all purpose flour mixed with 1 tbsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp Cream Of Tartar (optional) For drizzling on top (optional): 1/2 cup icing sugar 2 tbsp milk For garnish (optional) : Fancy sugar flowers and stars METHOD Preheat oven at 160°C.Prepare a cake ring pan or any pan of your choice. Mix flour,salt,baking powder and baking soda in a bowl. In a large bowl add the egg whites.Beat with an electric beater till foamy.Add in the Cream Of Tartar (optional) and beat again till a very thick foam is formed and the whites thicken.Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar and continue beating till the mixture stands in firm peaks.Keep aside till needed. In another large bowl combine the ripe Bananas,oil,egg yolks,the remaining 1/2 cup powdered sugar and vanilla.Beat with the electric beater till smooth,creamy and well mixed.Sift the flour mix over this and mix well with a spatula or whisk.Add the egg white mix 2 tbsp at a time mixing and folding all the while.Do not over mix. Pour the cake mix in the prepared pan and bake for 20 – 25 minutes till a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean.Cool the cake in the pan and remove onto a plate. If making the icing mix milk and icing sugar and pour over the cake.Decorate with sugar flowers and stars. Serve with Tea or Coffee.