Best Banana Cake

Best Banana Cake


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About this recipe: This cake is incredibly moist and banara-ry. You can also use this recipe to make cupcakes. Top with cream cheese icing for the extra-special treat.

Carol  Farrington

Serves: 12 

  • 175g butter
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 160ml milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 250g mashed bananas
  • 310g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. In a large bowl, mix together butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Set aside.
  2. In another bowl, sieve together flour, salt, bicarbonate of soda and baking powder. Add these dry ingredients to the creamed mixture. Add milk, lemon juice and bananas to the batter. Beat together well.
  3. Line two 23cm round cake tins or one 20x30cm tin with greaseproof paper; the tins can be greased and floured instead, if desired. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 17 to 20 minutes for the layered cakes or for 25 to 40 minutes for the tray.

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Reviews (2)


Really moist and not too sweet and sickly. Lovely - 09 Dec 2014


Was delighted with this recipe, very moist and moreish. Lovely! - 01 Dec 2014

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