Banana and Oat Crumb Cake

Banana and Oat Crumb Cake


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This is a delicious cake with a rich banana flavour. The crumb topping is baked on.


Serves: 12 

  • 3/4 cup (90g) plain flour
  • 1 1/3 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 125g butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup (110g) packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • Crumb Topping
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup (50g) packed brown sugar
  • 40g butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour15min 

  1. Stir together flour, 1 1/3 cups oats, salt and bicarb soda.
  2. In a large bowl, cream 125g butter or margarine with 2/3 cup (110g) brown sugar. Beat in the eggs, then the bananas and vanilla. Beat the flour mixture into the banana mixture. Pour the batter into a greased and floured 20cm square tin.
  3. Crumb topping

  4. Mix 3/4 cup oats, 1/3 cup (50g) brown sugar, 40g melted butter or margarine, walnuts and cinnamon together until crumbly. Sprinkle evenly over the top of the batter.
  5. Bake in preheated oven at 180 degrees C for 40 to 45 minutes, or until it tests done. Transfer to a rack to cool.

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The is the most awesome recipe. I make this cake all the time. Who knew that adding SO much oats would work. I did not. Higher in fibre thanks to all the oats too, compared to your regular cake recipe. Also works a treat with macadamias instead of walnuts. - 20 Aug 2013

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