Banana Cake

A favourite recipe from the Edmonds cookbook


125 g butter

3/4 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 cup mashed bananas

1 teaspoon Edmonds baking soda

2 tablespoons hot milk

2 cups Edmonds plain baking flour

1 teaspoon Edmonds baking powder


Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy

Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition

Add mashed banana and mix thoroughly

Stir soda into hot milk and add to creamed mixture

Sift flour and baking powder together

Stir into mixture

Turn into a greased and lined 20 cm round cake tin

Bake at 180C for 50 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched

Leave in tin for 10 minutes before turning out onto a cooling rack

The mixture can be baked in two 20 cm round sandwich tins at 180C for 25 minutes

When cold ice with Lemon or Chocolate Icing or dust with icing sugar

The two cakes can be filled with whipped cream and sliced banana.



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