Spiced banana and peach slice

We love making sweet slices because they're so versatile, and one of our favourite combinations is sweet banana and juicy peaches. Finish it off with a zesty lemon glaze for maximum flavour.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 40 mins cooking
  • Serves 12
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Spiced banana and peach slice
  • 3/4 cup (165g) raw caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 3 eggs, beaten lightly
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) vegetable oil
  • 125 gram unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 1/3 cup (200g) self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon bi-carbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 medium (400g) very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 medium (240g) carrots, grated
  • 1 cup (160g) finely chopped dried peaches
Lemon glaze
  • 1 cup (125g) pure icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice, approximately


Spiced banana and peach slice
  • 1
    Preheat oven 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease an 18 x 26cm slice pan. Line the base and two long sides with baking paper, bringing paper 5cm above the side of the pan.
  • 2
    In a large bowl whisk together the sugar, vanilla, eggs, oil, butter and lemon zest.
  • 3
    Sift over the flour, soda and spices and stir to combine. Add the mashed banana, carrot and peach; mix well.
  • 4
    Spread the mixture into the prepared pan and bake for 35-40 minutes or until the cake is golden brown and firm to the touch. Cool in the pan before turning out onto a wire rack.
  • 5
    Make lemon glaze: Combine the sifted icing sugar with 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice. Stir until smooth and if it needs to be a little thinner, add the remaining lemon juice
  • 6
    Drizzle with the lemon glaze. Store in an airtight container.


Suitable to freeze and microwave.

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