Super moist banana and walnut cake

Super moist banana and walnut cake


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About this recipe: Super moist cake thanks to both ripe, mashed bananas and tinned pineapple. Walnuts add another dimension for a cake that is uniquely delicious! Top with cream cheese icing for a decadent treat.


Serves: 1 26cm tube cake

  • 375g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 450g mashed bananas
  • 250ml corn oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 225g tinned pineapple, with juice, pureed till smooth
  • 60g chopped walnuts

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour a 25cm tube cake tin.
  2. Into a large bowl, sieve together the flour, sugar, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon and salt. Make a well in the flour mixture. Add the mashed bananas, oil, vanilla, eggs and pineapple. Fold in nuts. Pour cake mixture into prepared tin.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 90 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool completely on wire rack.

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