Spiced Banana Oat Cake

    1 hour

    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.

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    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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    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


    I substituted plian yoghurt for sour cream because we didn't have any. Superb Cake  -  17 Sep 2002  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)