Friday, 24 April 2009

Too delicious not to share...(#1) Banana Cake

In the next two or three posts I will bring you some of my best baking recipes; I should warn you that these recipes are partly responsible for my unwillingness inability to shift my "spare-tyre" despite the many hours of ruthless exercise I engage in every week.

I figured I might as well share these with the rest of the world; then the rest of the world can be somewhat inspired by some of the easiest baking recipes I have EVER come across...and in doing so unwittingly share in my 'stubborn-spare-tyre' plight. Hehehe ;)

So. First off, here is a recipe for The world's MOST Delicious Banana Cake.

Preheat oven to a medium-low heat (100degC./gas mark 2)
8oz self-raising flour
6oz (part caster/part icing) sugar
4oz softened margarine
3 large free-range eggs
4 medium-sized overripe bananas blended (makes for a moister cake)
2 generous Tbsp golden syrup
1tsp vanilla essence
pinch of salt

Mix all ingredients thoroughly
Bake in a v. well greased tin on a low heat (100oC) for between 1hr 15mins to 1hr 30mins.
Leave in tin to cool then transfer onto wire rack to finish cooling.
Best eaten within first 2 days - (not that this should be a problem...) - even better eaten straight out of the ove (once it's had time to cool down enough obviously)
This is indecently yummy. Enjoy.


  1. Rach - your unleashing the banana cake recipie to the world? There should be a warning with this cake - it is delicious. But hide the bananas so they are there when you come to cook - mine always seem to disappear....

  2. recipes yes please. this looks good.

  3. Sharon - Yes...
    I know...
    I'm giving away our secret recipe...
    But really, how can I not??!? I mean, it would be rather selfish don't you think, to keep it to ourselves???
    ...I like that you've got a blog, by the way... ;)
    Andy - you don't know what torture is...
    Elly - I'll keep 'em coming then shall I??


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