No image available
Member recipe

Banana cake

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(149 ratings)

Member recipe by

Servings

Serves 8

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

This recipe has been submitted by the Good Food community. Sign in or create a My Good Food account to upload your own recipe creations. Please note that all recipes will be moderated but they are not tested in the Good Food kitchen.
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

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

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
little_lady
19th Jul, 2010
A great simple recipe and quick and easy to make - I chose this as I had bananas that needed using up. I had to cook it for over an hour (at 160c) as it was still a little stodgy all over. It was still stodgy in the middle when I took it out but that is because of the bananas, I find it hard to make a cake with bananas that doesn't come out stodgy. Either way it still tastes good with a nice cuppa. Next time I will consider what 'lovefoodbaby' said and make it in two separate sponge tins (rather than a loaf tin) and add vanilla buttercream to the middle.
frannylou
18th Jul, 2010
5.05
Delicious and very easy to make. I added chopped walnuts and poppy seeds for a little crunch. Making it again today but will add pumkins and 'neals yard' salad sprinkle for a nutty take and serve it with butter.
amylouiseholmes
17th Jul, 2010
5.05
Absolutely fantastic and so easy to make. I added some flaxseed and chocolate chips and it was wonderful!
jason62
8th Jul, 2010
5.05
This cake is a very moist cake, I put light brown sugar instead of castor and as I had no margarine I used Lurpak. Was not as heavy as I thought it would be and nice with a little creme fraiche.
randomsomeone
4th Jul, 2010
This came out as almost totally solid!
mariok54
30th Jun, 2010
5.05
Brilliantly simple to make and a good base on which to let your imagination run wild. I simply added well-soaked apricots and it was delicious. I can't understand all the negative feedback at all.
dedwardsa
22nd Jun, 2010
Tastes lovely - has the consistency of banana concrete :(
imabadpixie
21st Jun, 2010
5.05
used 3 very small bananas and made in food processor as instructed... I have never been able to make a good banana cake, until now! Baked this at 7pm on Friday, by 12pm Saturday it was all gone.. and there is only 2 of us in the house hehe. Really good with coffee :)
kirstyestelle
20th Jun, 2010
4.05
Fantastic recipie for everyday use, and so easy to make. Cut down on fat and added extra banana but had to balance that out withmore cinnamon. Try it with a bit of brown sugar sprinkled on the top for an extra treat!
rabbitbird
5th Jun, 2010
I just made this Banana Cake for the first time and had to stop myself from polishing off the whole lot. I used light brown sugar instead of caster sugar and butter instead of marg. Also, I whisked the mixture instead of using a food processor and I don't have a loaf tin or a cake tin so just used a glass pyrex dish and it worked beautifully.

Pages

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.