Banana Cake

This recipe makes very light, moist, and fluffy banana cake. Quick and easy too. My absolute favourite recipe!

bananacake

Makes: 18 cup cakes (or in one batch in 9″ square tin)

What you need

  • 200 grams plain flour or cake flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup oil (this can be reduced to 1/2 c)
  • 180 grams caster sugar
  • 200 grams ripe banana
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

How to put this together

  1. Preheat oven 200 C
  2. Sift together flour + baking powder + baking soda
  3. Mash banana and add lemon juice
  4. Put eggs + sugar + salt in a bowl
  5. Beat on high speed for 7-8 mins
  6. Add flour
  7. Beat on on low for 1 min
  8. Add oil & vanilla essence
  9. Beat on medium for 2 mins
  10. Add banana
  11. Beat on low for 1 min
  12. Put mixture into muffin tray (or cake tin)
  13. Bake for 20-25 mins
  14. Leave to cool

To bake this in cake tin:

  • Preheat the oven to 180 C instead
  • Line the bottom of the tin with baking paper
  • Bake for 30-40 mins (or until a clean skewer inserted come out clean)

This tastes even better and more moist the day after!

Serve this with

  • Tea of your choice
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