Banana cake

Recipe from: 4/8/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 10
Servings 12


  • 500
    self-raising flour
  • 5
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 5
    mixed spice
  • 200
    castor sugar
  • 90
    butter at room temperature
  • 2
    large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 50
  • 3
    extra-large eggs
  • 60
    dried banana slices (use more if desired)
  • 30
    honey (use a little more if desired)


Preheat the oven to 180 °C.
Grease an 8 x 28 cm cake tin with butter, bicarbonate of soda and mixed spice into a mixing bowl.
Stir in the castor sugar and add the butter, bananas, milk and eggs.
Beat well until all the ingredients are blended.
Turn the batter into the prepared tin, spreading evenly.
Arrange the dried banana slices on top and bake in the centre of the oven for 50 to 60 minutes or until the cake is nicely risen and done when a testing skewer is inserted in the centre.
Remove from the oven and leave to cool for 10 to 15 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.
Gently heat the honey and brush over the warm cake. Leave to cool completely.

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