Brilliant Banana Cake

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Aaron Paul

Community Member

“This is my favourite cake-style snack to have whenever; amended from BBC Good Food’s Banana Loaf! Top Tip: Lightly Coat the Sultanas in Flour before adding to Stop them from Sinking.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
45
min.
Baking
10
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-12+
140 g margarine
140 g caster sugar
eggs
140 g self-raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
125 g sultanas
1 tsp vanilla extract
bananas (very ripe)
50 g Icing sugar
2 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp water
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Utensils

  • 2 ovens
  • loaf tin
  • stand mixer with whisk
  • whisk
  • wooden spoon
  • 2 sieves
  • bowl
  • skewer
  • wire rack
  • teaspoon
  • metal spoon
  • Step 1/5

    • oven

    Heat Oven to 180C/160C fan/ gas 4.

  • Step 2/5

    • loaf tin

    Butter a Bread Loaf Tin all the way around.

  • Step 3/5

    • 140 g margarine
    • 140 g caster sugar
    • eggs
    • 140 g self-raising flour
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 125 g sultanas
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • bananas (very ripe)
    • stand mixer with whisk
    • whisk
    • wooden spoon
    • sieve
    • bowl

    Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then slowly add the eggs with a little flour. Fold in the remaining flour, baking powder, bananas, cinnamon, raisins and vanilla essence.

  • Step 4/5

    • loaf tin
    • oven
    • skewer
    • wire rack

    Pour into the tin and bake for about 30 mins (I recommend 45 - 50 minutes) until a skewer comes out clean. Cool in the tin for 10 mins, then remove to a wire rack.

  • Step 5/5

    • 50 g Icing sugar
    • 2 tsp lemon juice
    • 1 tsp water
    • sieve
    • teaspoon
    • metal spoon

    (Optional) Mix the icing sugar with 1 tsp of water and 2 tsp of lemon juice to make a runny icing. Drizzle the icing across the top of the cake and enjoy!