Banana Ciambella with Nutella Mousse

A Banana Ciambella with a Nutella Mousse frosting.

Banana Ciambella with Nutella Mousse


For 15 Person(s)

For the Ciambella:

  • 1 pound all purpose flour
  • 4 large ripe bananas
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 5 large eggs
  • of 1 large lemon
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • butter

For the Mousse:

  • 1 Jar of Nutella (375 Gr.)
  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese


  • 1/4 cup multicolored sprnkles


  1. Preparation for the Ciambella:
    1. Pre-heat the oven at 400F.
    2. You can use a large glass bowl and an electric beater to do your mixing or you can use a Stand Mixer.
    3. Add the eggs and beat them well.
    4. Add the baking powder and mix well into the eggs.
    5. Add the olive oil and mix well.
    6. Add the lemon zest and the cinnamon and mix well.
    7. Add the sugar and mix well.
    8. Little by little add the flour and mix until the flour is totally absorbed into the liquids. The mix should be semi-soft. Put aside.
    9. Slice the bananas in slices of about 1/4 inch thick. Squeeze the juice of a lemon on the banana slices to prevent oxidation and give then an extra kick.
    10. Take a 10” Angel Food Cake Pan and grease with butter the bottom and the sides.
    11. Pour half of the mix into the pan and make sure that it is evenly distributed.
    12. Add a generous row of banana slices on the surface of the mix to cover the entire mix.
    13. Add the remaining mix to the pan and level it.
    14. Bake the Ciambella for 60 minutes.
    15. Let it cool and place it on a serving plate.
  2. Mascarpone Mousse:
    1. Pour the mascarpone cheese in a stand mixer.
    2. Add the Nutella.
    3. Mix everything for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Decoration:
    1. With a spatula spread a generous coating of Nutella Mousse over the Ciambella.
    2. Spread the multi colored sprinkle over the Mousse and serve.

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