Banana Cake


Recipe from Winos and Foodies

125 g (4 ozs) butter

175 g (6 ozs) sugar

 2 eggs

2 mashed bananas (or 3 if bananas are small)

1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda (baking soda)

2 tablespoons boiling milk

1 teaspoon baking powder

 225 g (8 ozs flour)


Grease a medium cake tin ( I use a 19cm springform pan)

Cream butter and sugar.

Add eggs, mashed bananas, then bicarb of soda dissolved in boiling milk.

Lastly add flour and baking powder, previously sifted.

Spoon into cake pan and smooth top.

Bake in a preheated 180C (350F) oven.

Remove cake from pan and cool on wire rack.

Ice with 1 1/2 cups icing sugar blended with a tablespoon of softened butter and a little milk added to make a spreading consistency