Easy Banana Cake

45 minutes 10


  • 125g butter
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 190g self raising flour
  • 60ml milk


  • Grease and line a 2lb loaf tin. Melt butter, sugar and vanilla in a saucepan over a medium heat.
  • Remove from heat and add the mashed bananas, mix well.
  • Add the egg, mix well.
  • Stir in the flour and the milk.
  • Pour into the prepared tin, sprinkle with a tablespoon of demerara sugar to give a crunch topping (optional)
  • Bake at 180 C / Fan 170 C / Gas 4 for 50 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean. Leave to cool and enjoy!

Tips and Tweaks

  • Add a pinch of ground ginger and cinamon after the beaten egg.