Healthy simple banana cake

    1 hour 12 min

    This simple healthy banana cake is good for everyone! Especially nice for someone who wants a low fat, tasty and healthy cake for afternoon tea. It contains dried papaya fruit, so it does all the good for you.


    Guangdong Province, China
    57 people made this

    Makes: 7 

    • 2 medium overripe bananas, mashed
    • 100g butter
    • 150g dark brown soft sugar
    • 5 tablespoons semi-skimmed milk
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 250g plain flour
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 50g diced dried papayas

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:52min  ›  Ready in:1hr12min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Spread little butter into a cake tin.
    2. Put mashed bananas, butter, sugar, milk, eggs, vanilla, olive oil and salt into a large mixing bowl and mix well.
    3. Use a different bowl to mix the flour, baking power and cinnamon.
    4. Add the mixed flours into the ready mixture, little by little, followed by the dried papaya. Pour the mixture into the cake tin.
    5. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted near the centre comes out clean, about 52 minutes.

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    Quick to make and quick to eat - absolutely yummy!  -  25 Apr 2015