Easy to bake banana cake

    55 min

    This banana cake is a recipe I've made that's easy to make and a firm favourite with my kids and partner.


    Greater Manchester, England, UK
    695 people made this

    Serves: 10 

    • 125g butter
    • 150g caster suger
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 over ripe bananas, mashed
    • 1 egg
    • 190g self-raising flour
    • 60ml milk
    • 1 to 2 teaspoons demerara sugar

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 170 C / Gas 3. Grease a 900g (2 lb) loaf tin and line with baking parchment.
    2. Melt the butter, sugar and vanilla extract in a saucepan over a medium heat. Remove from heat and add mashed banana. Allow to cool to room temperature if still warm then add the egg followed by the flour and milk and mix until everything is well combined. Spoon into the prepared cake tin and sprinkle with demerara sugar.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow to cool on a cooling rack. Cut into slices and serve.

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    So easy to make - loved it!  -  25 Sep 2015


    Amazing, I prefer this to banana bread.  -  17 Oct 2015


    Extremely tasty and easy to do, had to add an extra 10mins to mine in the oven, maybe the bananas were too large, will be using this recipe again, thank you for the recipe! 😀  -  02 Jun 2016

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