Quick & Easy

Banana cake

A true family favourite.
banana cake


Cream cheese icing


1.Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease a 15cm x 25cm loaf pan; line base with baking paper.
2.Beat butter and sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until combined. Transfer mixture to large bowl; using wooden spoon, stir in sifted dry ingredients, banana, sour cream and milk. Spread mixture into pan
3.Bake cake about 50 minutes. Stand cake 5 minutes before turning, top-side up, onto wire rack to cool.
4.To make cream cheese icing, beat sifted icing sugar and cream cheese in small bowl, on medium speed, with electric mixer until mixture is smooth.
5.Spread cold cake with cream cheese icing.

You need 2 large overripe bananas for this recipe because they mash easily and are the most flavourful. If the bananas you buy are not ripe enough, put them in a paper bag and keep them at room temperature for a day or two.


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