Banana Cake with cream cheese icing
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Ever leaving it too late to eat those bananas you bought? This Banana Cake with Cream Cheese icing is a great was to use up those over-ripe bananas and create a crowd-pleasing cake.
Recipe type: Cake
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
Banana Cake
  • 150 g butter
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 very ripe bananas mashed together with 1 tsp of vanilla essence
  • 1 ½ cup self raising flour sifter with ½ tsp bicarb soda
  • 2 tbsp milk
Cheese Cheese Icing
  • 60g butter
  • 60g cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 120 g icing sugar
Banana Cake
  1. Beat butter and sugar together till light and fluffy
  2. Add eggs gradually, then the mashed bananas
  3. Fold in sifted ingredients and milk
  4. Place in a greased tin and bake in preheated oven for about 35 minutes
  5. Leave the cake to cool in the tin for about 10 minutes before turning it out
  6. Once the cake is cool ice with cream cheese icing
Cheese Cheese Icing
  1. Mix cream cheese and butter
  2. Add lemon juice and icing sugar gradually
  3. Mix until smooth
  4. Spread on cooled cake
  5. Note if you want to cover the whole cake in icing, double the icing mixture
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