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


    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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16th Jun, 2012
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
7th Jun, 2012
Made this banana cake - it tasted amazing on day 2 and 3. Great recipe and looked impressive.
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30th May, 2012
Great recipe! Quick, easy and really tasty. Will be making this again and again.
29th May, 2012
one word ....delicious
27th May, 2012
Family favourite.
10th May, 2012
How do you make this cake if you do not have a food processor
9th May, 2012
Made this cake now dozens of times turns out beautiful each time a real favourite in our house really easy to do thanks
7th May, 2012
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.
24th Apr, 2012
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(
22nd Apr, 2012
Works amazingly! Although I used 3 bananas, not 2 and it was perfect. VERY banana-ry :P


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