Thursday, March 15, 2012

Banana and Walnut cake / Sweet Mondays 'stressed is desserts spelled backwards'

We are huge lovers of Banana and Walnut cake. Perfect with a pot of tea on a stormy afternoon! Our recipe is incredibly moist and flavoursome - you will be lured into having another slice...

Banana and Walnut cake

Sift flour and bicarbonate soda

chop up butter and allow to soften

cream the butter and sugar together - quick tip - place over stove and start mixing together. Once soft and easier to mix together, remove from flame and continue to cream until light and fluffy as above.

Add vanilla bean paste and 1 tsp vanilla essence to mixture and mix as above

Beat eggs and add to mixture gradually until combined as below

mash bananas and add to mixture 

chop walnuts and add to mixture and combine as above
add your mixture to flour folding gently to combine as below

Mixture now ready to be poured into tin

Grease tin with butter and line with paper
Pour mixture into tin and place into preheated oven 180 degrees
Bake for 1 hour or until golden and cooked
*check cake is cooked by inserting a skewer into center
if it comes out dry and hot it's ready
Stand for 10 mins then transfer to rack and allow to cool


125g Butter chopped softened butter
(and extra for greasing tin)
1 tsp vanilla bean paste
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup caster sugar
3 ripe bananas, mashed
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
100 ml milk
1 1/2 cups self raising flour
1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda



Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

My family loves banana bread so I will have to give this a try.

Thank you for visiting both of my blogs.

Happy Sunday!

Alicja gotuje said...

I love banana cake. I'll try your recipe.

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