Moist Banana Cake

    1 hour

    Easy to make moist banana cake that has been highly sought after, time after time. For an even richer treat, ice your cake with cream cheese icing.

    Victoria, Australia
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    Serves: 4 

    • 125g butter
    • 1 cup (200g) white sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 3 ripe bananas
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 2 tablespoons milk
    • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1 1/2 cups (185g) self-raising flour

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:5min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C. Cream butter and sugar in a bowl until it turns a light colour. Gradually add beaten eggs one at a time. Mash banana on a plate with vanilla essence. Mix bicarb soda in a cup with the milk.
    2. Add your mashed banana mixture into the creamed butter and sugar and mix until combined. Alternately add your flour and your milk mix until just combined.
    3. Pour mixture into a greased and lined loaf tin and bake for 45 minutes or until cake springs back from a touch in the middle. Cool on cake rack.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. Once out of the oven, I used a skewer and popped holes through the top (about 20) then while warm i drizzled golden syrup thru then served warm with cream OMG!  -  27 Jun 2011


    Something else. I added 1 teaspoon of Cinnamon, (maybe a little bit extra) and it give it abit more taste, just like Nan used to make, yummo, next time am going to add Walnuts too.  -  03 Sep 2010


    Moist and tasty! This has been the best banana cake recipe I have found online. I made this recipe as muffins, added chopped walnuts and cooked them for 17 minutes. Completely moreish!!!  -  14 Jun 2012