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recipe image Banana Cake

Banana Cake

Banana Cake

  • Prep time
    30 minutes
  • Cooking time
    35 minutes
  • Servings
    10
  • Difficulty
    Easy

Ingredients

Topping ingredients
  • 1 banana
  • 125 grams Stork
  • 125g light brown sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 125g self-raising flour
  • 1 level teaspoon baking powder
  • 25g grated desiccated coconut and sweets of your choice
  • 150g cream cheese
  • 50g caster sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • A deep round cake tin 20cm in diameter, (greased, floured and the base lined with baking paper).

      Instructions

      Steps
      1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, 160 °C fan oven, Gas mark 4.
      2. Peel and mash the banana. Place all cake ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat until smooth (1 minute)
      3. Spoon the batter into the prepared tin. Bake in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes until golden brown. Leave the cake to rest for 2 minutes. 
      4. Turn the cake onto a cooling rack and cool.
      5. Toast the coconut in a dry frying pan over medium heat, stirring until lightly browned. Let cool on a plate.
      6. Mix the cream cheese with a spoon or blender with the sugar and vanilla extract until smooth.
      7. Spread the topping over the cake and sprinkle with coconut or sweets.