Banana Cake

Banana Cake is one of the best things to munch on while having your evening tea. Its light, moist, soft, fruity and nutty. Whenever I visit a bakery and see slices of banana cake on the display I become really very happy. I won’t leave the bakery without buying it because for me it gives a very comforting taste and I end up smiling after I have the first bite. That’s how obsessed I am with banana cake. So once I started baking, this was one of the first cake I wanted to bake and guess what I smiled when I took the first bite of the one I baked because I got to recreate that very same taste that I craved for. And hence, it was one of the best baking experience I had. If you are as obsessed for banana cake as me or if you’d like to make one, here’s an easy recipe for you. Try it out and let me know if you like it in the comments below.

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 35 mins

Ingredients:

  1. Flour: 225 g
  2. Butter: 125 g
  3. Eggs: 2 nos
  4. Powdered Sugar: 200 g
  5. Baking Powder: 1/2 tsp
  6. Soda Bicarb: 1 tsp
  7. Riped Banana: 3 nos, mashed
  8. Walnut: 50 g, chopped
  9. Vanilla Essence: 1 tsp
  10. Milk (if required)

Directions:

  1. Sieve flour, baking powder and soda bicarb in a plate. Whip together butter and powdered sugar until its light and fluffy in a mixing bowl.
  2. Beat 2 eggs separately in a small bowl and add it gradually to the whipped butter and sugar mixture, mixing well while adding.
  3. Add one tbsp of flour into the mashed banana and mix well. Once done add the mash into the mixture and stir till its well combined.
  4. Fold in the flour to the mixture and add the chopped walnuts.
  5. Grease a cake tin or loaf tin with butter or line it with baking paper. Pour the mixture into the tin (If you are using a loaf tin, pour only half or 2/3rd of the tin. The mixture is going to rise and if poured too much, the cake might be undercooked in the middle).
  6. Pre-heat the oven at 180 degree C and bake for 35 mins. Once done, allow the cake to cool down before taking it out of the mould.

Bon Appetit…!!!

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