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Banana Cake

This family favourite can be whipped up in just over an hour.


  • 180g butter, room temperature, chopped

  • 1 ½ cups raw sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 ¼ cups self raising flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg

  • ½ cup buttermilk

  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • 1 ½ cups very ripe mashed banana


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180°c. Grease and line a 23cm cake pan.

  • 2.

    Using a Mixmaster bowl, beat butter and sugar on High speed, until well combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition.

  • 3.

    Reduce to Low speed and add sifted dry ingredients and combined buttermilk, vinegar and vanilla in two batches. Add bananas and mix until combined.

  • 4.

    Pour mixture into prepared tin and bake for about 40 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer.

  • 5.

    Allow cake to cool in pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.


Preparation Time: 15 min
Cooking Time: 40 min

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