Spiced Banana Oat Cake

Spiced Banana Oat Cake


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A really good, moist cake. The spices give it a more wholesome taste while the oats provide a rugged texture. Great to eat at any time of the day.

v monte

Serves: 12 

  • 125g butter, softened
  • 1 cup (160g) packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125g) white sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1 1/4 cups (155g) plain flour
  • 3/4 cup (125g) rolled oats
  • 3/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup (75ml) sour cream
  • 1 cup mashed bananas

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour two 23cm round cake tins.
  2. Combine flour, oats, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and salt in a medium size bowl.
  3. In a large bowl cream the butter. Add brown sugar, sugar, allspice and nutmeg; beat until light and fluffy. Mix in eggs and vanilla essence.
  4. Add 1/3 of the dry ingredients to the butter mixture; mix well. Add the sour cream; mix well. Add another 1/3 of the dry ingredients; mix well. Add half of the bananas; mix well. Repeat with remaining 1/3 of the dry ingredients and remaining bananas. Pour batter into prepared tins.
  5. Bake until cake tests done; about 30 minutes. Let it cool in the pan for 5 minutes and then turn onto wire rack to cool. Frost with you favourite icing.

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Reviews (2)


Used different ingredients. I used up some milk that had slightly turned instead of sour cream, and used one round cake tin (not two) - 30 Jan 2011


Very easy to make - the cake turned out great! Moist and delicious. - 30 Jan 2011

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