Super-Moist Banana Cake

Super-Moist Banana Cake


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About this recipe: This recipe is enough to make one 23cm, three-layer cake. It's simple to make and a must for all banana fans. Spread with your favourite icing.


Serves: 12 

  • 400g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/8 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 170g unsalted butter
  • 450g caster sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 340g mashed bananas
  • 6 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 30g cornflour

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease and flour three 23cm round cake tins.
  2. Sieve the flour, cornflour and baking powder together. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and salt. Add eggs one at a time to the creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.
  4. Add alternately to the creamed mixture the flour mixture, the bananas and the buttermilk. Add vanilla and mix well. Divide batter into the prepared tins.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Let cakes cool before decorating.

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I made the stem ginger cake it did not last long, I am making it again today. It was delicious. - 04 May 2015

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