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Banana and Butterscotch Chip Cake

By kimpearce (GoodFood Community)
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  • Makes one 900g loaf cake or 12-18 small cakes dependent on size.
A wonderfully light and soft banana cake with the addition of butterscotch chips which melt in the oven. Lovely as a cake but equally delicious as a pudding with custard!
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Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas about 400g
  • 150g softened butter or Stork
  • 150g soft light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 60g butterscotch chips - I got mine from Waitrose
  • 300g self raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 medium eggs, lightly beaten
  • 100ml vegetable oil

Method

  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 180c, 160c fan oven or Gas Mark 4. Line a 900g loaf tin or prepare baking cases.
  • STEP 2
    Peel and mash the bananas.
  • STEP 3
    Put the butter and sugar into a bowl and cream together until light and fluffy.
  • STEP 4
    Stir in the mashed bananas and butterscotch chips.
  • STEP 5
    Sift together the flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda. Beat the eggs together.
  • STEP 6
    Add the flour mix and the beaten egg about a 1/3 of each at a time mixing well between each addition.
  • STEP 7
    Finally stir in the vegetable oil and then pour into the tin or cases and bake for 40-45 mins until well risen and golden brown and a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  • STEP 8
    Leave to cool in the tin for 10 mins and then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
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