Amour Caché


Amour Caché (Hidden Love in English)


This cake is one of the cakes par excellence in Martinique! A cake that bears his name, a layer of spread is hidden between a shortcrust pastry and cake dough, all delightfully arranged for an exquisite pleasure. Made using banana spread which gives it an incomparable taste.

Recipe for 8-10 people

Shortcrust pastry ingredients

  • 250g flour
  • 125g butter
  • 25 g sugar
  • 5 g of salt
  • 20cl water
  • Cake dough ingredients
  • 150 g flour
  • 100 g of powdered sugar
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 1 tsp coffee vanilla essence
  • Nutmeg powder ( if not allergic to nuts)


1 jar and a half of Jamco banana spread


Shortcrust pastry

Put together flour, salt, sugar. Stir butter and sand dough. Add the egg and mix to obtain a smooth mixture. Add a few tablespoons of cold water or ice and mix with the palm of the hand to form a smooth paste. Form a ball, shoot and keep cool. You can prepare the day before

Cake dough

Beat the eggs with the sugar, it is necessary that the mixture is frothy and almost doubled in volume. Stir in flour, vanilla and nutmeg and mix.

Preparation of the Amour Caché

Start by preheating the oven to 180 °. Darken the pastry in a pie. Give 6 shots spoon then spread Jamco banana spread. Pour the cake dough. The cake dough does not swell, do not hesitate to put it generously. Bake 35 minutes at 180 °. When the cake has a golden colour is ready.

Cool and decorate with icing sugar to give it a more attractive effect.

Voilà and Bon appétit!!