Paul’s Banana Cake

A fave for us kiwis is banana cake. We reckon it's imperative you teach your sons, daughters, future bakers in your life how to make a banana cake. They will share and rely on this cake recipe for years. Thank you Zed for this winning recipe, perfect to whip up for Father's Day.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 8 people


  • 2 cups Flour
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 3-4 ripe bananas


  • Get your tin ready greased and floured. Preheat oven to 175°C.
  • In a bowl cream eggs, butter and sugar. I zap the butter a bit in microwave to soften, but just soften not to liquid.
  • Then to this add your flour, milk, salt and baking powder. Mix together.
  • In another bowl mash your bananas add these to the mix along with baking soda and vanilla essence.
  • Chuck all this in your tin and cook for approx. 35-40 mins.
  • Great with fresh cream and freshly sliced banana atop.
  • Enjoy this. It's so simple!
Keyword vegetarian
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