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The Busy Woman's Banana Cake

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Introduction

A tasty moist banana cake, which is satisfyingly easy to make. This keeps really well and actually gets moister after a few days - ice with chocolate or lemon icing. A real family favourite, especially for the cook :-)

A tasty moist banana cake, which is satisfyingly easy to make. This keeps really well and actually gets moister after a few days - ice with chocolate or lemon icing. A real family favourite, especially for the cook :-)

Ingredients

Serves: 6

Metric Cups
  • 150 grams butter
  • 188 millilitres sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 500 millilitres flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 125 millilitres milk
  • 2 bananas (mashed)
  • 5⅓ ounces butter
  • 7 fluid ounce sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 18 fluid ounce flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 fluid ounce milk
  • 2 bananas (mashed)

Method

The Busy Woman's Banana Cake is a community recipe submitted by Lilybell and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven 180c.
  • Melt butter, add sugar, eggs, vanilla essence & mix well.
  • Sift flour, baking powder & bicarbonate of soda on top of melted ingredients in the pot. Mix carefully then slowly add: milk & mashed bananas.
  • Pour into well greased and lined 20cm ring tin and bake at 180 C for 30-40 mins (check after 30 so it doesn’t go for too long and dry out).
  • Preheat oven 180c.
  • Melt butter, add sugar, eggs, vanilla essence & mix well.
  • Sift flour, baking powder & baking soda on top of melted ingredients in the pot. Mix carefully then slowly add: milk & mashed bananas.
  • Pour into well greased and lined 20cm ring tin and bake at 180 C for 30-40 mins (check after 30 so it doesn’t go for too long and dry out).
  • Tell us what you think