Jul 4, 2010

Banana Cake

Banana Cake


1 cup ( 200 g ) all purpose flour ( maida )
2 ripe bananas, mashed
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/ 4 cup milk
1 egg, well beaten
1 / 2 cup cup sugar
2 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 teaspoon extra butter ( for greasing baking pan )
1 tablespoon extra flour dusting


Mash bananas and keep aside.

Grease baking dish with 2 teaspoon butter and dust with 1 tablespoon flour ( sprinkle about 1 tablespoon of flour inside a cake pan and shake to coat all greased surface. Turn pan upside down to tap out the excess flour ).

Pre heat oven at 190 * C or 375 * F.

Sieve flour, baking powder and salt.

Beat butter and sugar until light and creamy. Add beaten egg and mix until smooth and creamy.

Add mashed bananas and mix well.

Add milk and vanilla essence. Gently fold sieved flour mixture. Stir slowly till well blended. This cake mixture will be thick in consistency.

Transfer this cake mixture to a greased baking pan ( or paper lined ). Spread evenly with a spatula and bake at 190 * C or 375 * F for 25 to 30 minutes or till golden brown or till a sewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Run a knife round inside of the pan to loosen the cake, and then invert the pan. Cut into desired shape and sizes.

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