Banana Slice

Banana Slice


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This is a dense banana cake / slice that also has a banana icing. It is great for a lunch box treat or afternoon tea with friends.


Serves: 24 

  • Cake
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 very ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • Icing
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 cups (310g) icing sugar
  • 1/2 ripe banana
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a 20x30cm cake tin.
  2. In a large bowl cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Stir in the milk and vanilla.
  3. Combine the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt; stir into the sugar mixture.
  4. Mix in banana, lemon juice and walnuts. Spread evenly into the prepared cake tin.
  5. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean. Let cake cool in the tin on a wire rack.
  6. Icing: In a medium bowl mix together the melted butter, vanilla, icing sugar, banana, salt and lemon juice using an electric mixer. Beat until smooth.
  7. Spread over cooled cake and then cut into squares.

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