TOKYO BANANA CUPCAKES. TOKYO BANANA CUPCAKES Many people love Tokyo Banana, Japanese rolled soft cake with banana filling, so I decided to create this recipe! See great recipes for Cheesy Hokkaido cupcakes, TOKYO BANANA CUPCAKES too! Tokyo Banana (東京ばな奈, also written 東京バナナ or 東京ばなな with the same pronunciation) is a Japanese banana-shaped sponge cake with cream filling.


The original flavor is known as Tokyo. This is not just any sponge cake filled with banana custard. It is THE sponge cake filled with an awesomely smooth BANANA CUSTARD. You can have TOKYO BANANA CUPCAKES using 12 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.


  1. It’s 1 box of Vanilla Cake Mix, Sponge Cake mix preferably.
  2. It’s of Banana Filling.
  3. It’s 2 each of Egg.
  4. It’s 2 tbsp of Corn starch.
  5. You need 1/2 cup of Sugar.
  6. It’s 300 ml of Milk.
  7. Prepare 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract.
  8. It’s 2 medium of Ripe Banana.
  9. You need of Frosting (mix together).
  10. It’s 3 cup of Swiss Meringue Buttercream.
  11. It’s 1 tsp of Banana Flavoring.
  12. Prepare 1 of Yellow Food Coloring.

It has just the right amount of flavour and sweetness, thus appealing to those who are not. In case you didn't know, the Tokyo Banana is a sponge cake with banana custard cream filling. The sponge cake is steamed after baking to create its fluffy texture. The banana custard is made from strained banana puree.


  1. Make your cupcake as instructed behind the box..
  2. For filling, in a bowl, mash bananas using potato masher or fork. Then add the rest of the ingredients. Sift through a saucepan..
  3. Cook on low-med heat untik thicken. Don't stop whisking while cooking..
  4. Transfer to a bowl, chill in the fridge..
  5. Assembly: take a cupcake, make a hole in the middle using apple corer, then fill with banana filling. Do it for all the cupcakes..
  6. Lastly, frost your cupcakes with frosting and enjoy!.

For the taste, I would recommend the original tokyo banana because it tasted better than the caramel custard. At first, I had thought that the cake would taste like Korean banana milk of a banana medicine I had a long time ago. Instead, it tasted quite like banana and was not extremely sweet. See more ideas about Banana, Banana recipes, Tokyo. For the taste, I would recommend the original tokyo banana because it tasted better than the caramel custard.

By Sandra