Banana and Plum Cake

Banana and Plum Cake


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Plums are added to what would other wise be a standard banana cake to create something that is a little sweeter and with a bit more texture.


Serves: 12 

  • 1/2 cup (125g) white sugar
  • 1/2 cup margarine, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 3/4 cups (340g) plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 cup plums, pitted and diced

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour25min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a 23X33cm cake tin.
  2. In a large bowl beat the sugar and margarine together until creamy then beat in the eggs.
  3. In a separate bowl sift the flour with baking powder and bicarbonate of soda.
  4. Stir the flour mixture into the egg mixture in thirds alternating with the mashed bananas until the batter is smooth and well combined.
  5. Gently fold in the plums and place the batter into the prepared cake tin.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown; about 1 hour.

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