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Moist Banana and Walnut Cake

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Introduction

This cake is perfect for morning or afternoon tea. It's light and moist and jolly easy to make. For best results, make sure the bananas are overripe. For me this cake is a great comfort food.

Ingredients

Serves: 10

  • 250 millilitres butter (softened)
  • 3 medium bananas (overripe)
  • 250 millilitres walnuts (whole)
  • 2 medium eggs (beaten)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 250 millilitres superfine sugar
  • 63 millilitres whole milk
  • 375 millilitres self-raising flour

Method

Moist Banana and Walnut Cake is a community recipe submitted by piggyfair and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 180ºC/360ºF and grease and line a large cake or loaf tin.
  • Cream the butter, sugar and vanilla essence.
  • Add the eggs, milk, bananas, walnuts and then self-raising flour, stirring after each ingredient.
  • Pour the mixture into the tin and bake for about 45 minutes.
  • Simple, easy and guaranteed to pick you up.

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    What 4 Others have said

    • I already tried this recipe 5-6 times and everybody loved it. I used 300ml self raising flour and 75 ml cocoa, 200ml sugar and 75ml whole milk and more walnuts (500grams)

      Posted by Porschys on 11th July 2016
    • I doubled this recipe but used only 4 bananas not 6. I changed vanilla to cinnamon and added more walnuts. Made 2 x 2lb loaf tins, cooked for 1.30 mins. Gorgeous. Moist, banana-ey, with a lovely crunch from the walnuts. Tasted even better 3 days later. One to keep!

      Posted by jobo123 on 15th January 2015
    • This is a great recipe. I tried it once, and then decided to adapt it to other fruits. So, I tried it with apple and cinnamon and, on another occasion, with grated carrots, sultanas and walnuts. Each variation was a winner. Very moist, easy to make, and not too sweet. Perfect!

      Posted by azuretone on 14th November 2014
    • Such an ease to make, even kids can bake one for you! Such an exceptionally moist & sweet light tasting dessert you'll definitely go for more.... xx

      Posted by Pvitalone on 31st December 2013
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