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Banana Cake

No fail Banana Cake recipe that even the most novice chef will successfully cook!


  • 1 cup sugar

  • 125g Cooking Margarine

  • 3 Very ripe bananas - mashed

  • 2 eggs - beaten

  • 1 & three quarter cups of SR Flour - sifted

  • 1 teaspoon bi-carbonate of soda

  • ½ cup milk


  • 1.

    Pre-heat oven to 180C.

  • 2.

    Grease prepared pan - either 20cm ring tin or log tin. Place baking paper at bottom on tin. Re-grease and dust with flour.

  • 3.

    Mix butter and sugar until mixutre is light and creamy. Add mashed banana, mix well, followed by beaten eggs, mix well.

  • 4.

    Dissolve bi-carbonate soda in ½ cup milk.

  • 5.

    Alternately add sifted flour and milk mixture to banana mixture, mixing as you add. Mixture will thicken into cake batter.

  • 6.

    Pour cake mixture into prepared tin, and cook for 45 minutes in pre-heated oven. Test cake with skewer, if skewer is clean after inserting in cake, then remove from oven.

  • 7.

    Cool on cooling rack. Once cooled, icing can be placed on top of cake to finish.


Sugar can be reduced to ½ cup, for the weight conscious.
Recipe suitable to be cooked as muffins. Reduce cooking time to 20 minutes, and increase oen temperature to 200C.

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