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Banana cake

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Serves 8

Moist banana cake, easy to make and uses up overipe bananas

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Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas (overipe is best)
  • 170g caster sugar
  • 170g self raising flour
  • 170g soft margarine
  • 3 eggs
  • Fewdrops vanilla essence

Method

    1. Use a food processor Pre heat oven to 160C / gas mark 3
    2. Add all ingredients and blend until well mixed
    3. Pour into lined loaf tin
    4. Bake for 1 hour
    5. Cool and enjoy
    6. If you are a nut lover, once ingredients are blended add 60g chopped walnuts and blend in to the mixture

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emmalouisecherry's picture
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Took everyones advice and used butter instead of marg, it was fantastic! I use the word 'was' as it lasted about 10 minutes... It was quite dense and very moist, just how a good banana cake should be. Nom!

vickyhitchco's picture

This was a huge success for my 1st attempt will defo be one of those cakes that I make time & time again.
I added a couple of drops of lemon juice to prevent the banana from going brown and added two tablespoons of coconut - Delious

gemmagoodman1's picture
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Made this banana cake - it tasted amazing on day 2 and 3. Great recipe and looked impressive.

lola76's picture
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Great recipe! Quick, easy and really tasty. Will be making this again and again.

kazzab66's picture
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one word ....delicious

stephj123's picture
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Family favourite.

dunrox's picture

How do you make this cake if you do not have a food processor

meircatfam's picture
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Made this cake now dozens of times turns out beautiful each time a real favourite in our house really easy to do thanks

kaygagg's picture

Made this and loved it. I made in individual little loaves and it turned out really well. I am just about to make it again but will try it in a loaf tin this time.

shacabana's picture

It looked and smelled lovely as I took it out of the oven. The moment I tipped it out of the tin and left it to cool on a wire rack, it rapidly started sinking to a dense, heavy, stodgy cake.
I would not make this again :o(

brooke_marie's picture

Works amazingly! Although I used 3 bananas, not 2 and it was perfect. VERY banana-ry :P

clatcho's picture
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Fact - this is too easy to make. Just throw everything in a bowl, mix it, then put it in the oven.

The fun thing about this is, try adding maybe, a tea spoon of nutella? or some orange rind, lemon rind. Maybe change vanilla essence to Orange. just chuck random stuff in, its great fun

funkyfunk01's picture

I'm sorry but this is the worst thing I've baked in my life! The cake developed a crust and yet remained uncooked on the inside. Tried leaving it longer than recommended but it made no difference. I followed the recipe to the letter but the results were far from desirable. Waste of time, ingredients and effort! If you want my advice, find another recipe as this one has turned out to be too easy to be true......

katylou30's picture
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I added an extra banana and i received so many great comments. My partner took some to his building site and they all rated i as "fat" which apparently is great!!!

trowerpower's picture

Best recipe ever, cake is so moist!

cspencer's picture

I have made this lots of times now, my stepson's all time favourite, I used butter and lots of bananas

joannefrost1's picture

Yumyumyumyumyum!!!

u742170's picture

This has become my signature piece and my daughters are always telling me their friends want to know when I'm making the next one! It's got to the point when anyone eating a banana is almost a sin as that reduces the chance of the next cake being baked! I usually add walnuts but pinenuts and chopped dates also work just as well.

u742170's picture

This has become my signature piece and my daughters are always telling me their friends want to know when I'm making the next one! It's got to the point when anyone eating a banana is almost a sin as that reduces the chance of the next cake being baked! I usually add walnuts but pinenuts and chopped dates also work just as well.

u742170's picture

This has become my signature piece and my daughters are always telling me their friends want to know when I'm making the next one! It's got to the point when anyone eating a banana is almost a sin as that reduces the chance of the next cake being baked! I usually add walnuts but pinenuts and chopped dates also work just as well.

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