Best-ever banana cake

    Best-ever banana cake


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    About this recipe: This delicious cake is incredibly simple to make. It's flavoured with bananas and dotted with walnuts. For the best flavour, use the ripest bananas you have lying around.

    Serves: 16 

    • 200g margarine
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 255g plain flour
    • 4 tablespoons cornflour
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 3/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 250ml evaporated milk
    • 225g mashed bananas
    • 40g chopped walnuts

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease one 23cm or 25cm tube cake tin.
    2. Cream margarine until light and fluffy. Add sugar gradually. Blend in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    3. Sieve together flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt.
    4. Add vanilla to the evaporated milk. Alternately add flour mixture and liquid ingredients to creamed mixture. Blend in mashed bananas and chopped walnuts. Pour mixture into the prepared tin.
    5. Bake at 190 C / Gas 5 for 45 minutes, or till a skewer inserted comes out clean.

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