Easy Peasy Banana Cake

Easy Peasy Banana Cake


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About this recipe: This is a super-moist banana cake, which is very simple to make. For the best flavour, use over-ripe bananas that are almost fully black. Enjoy as a treat, snack or for afternoon tea.


Serves: 12 

  • 250g caster sugar
  • 110g butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 4 tablespoons soured cream
  • 250g mashed bananas
  • 200g plain flour
  • 15g cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour a 23cm square cake tin.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light. Add eggs and beat well. Dissolve bicarbonate of soda in the soured cream and add it to the butter mixture. Beat well. Add the mashed bananas and mix in. Add flour, cornflour and mix well. Stir in vanilla extract.
  3. Pour batter into prepared tin. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted in the centre.

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Reviews (3)


- 16 Jan 2011


but it only needed about 45 mins in my oven, so came out a little overdone. I didn't want to open the oven as worried it would sink. But 45 mins in a non-fan oven. - 31 Jul 2012


- Rated on - 04 Jan 2015

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