Easy Banana Cake
This simple yet delicious cake can be thrown together in no time, a great way to use up your overripe bananas.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 slices
- For the cake
- 1½ cups Butter softened, plus extra for the tin
- 1½ cups granulated sugar
- 4 large eggs beaten
- 2½ cups all-purpose/plain flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 3 very ripe bananas mashed (add a bit of lemon juice if not using right away to avoid browning)
- For the Icing:
- 3-5 tablespoons milk
- 2 tablespoons butter melted
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F
Place all of the ingredients in a mixer or food processor and blend until everything is mixed.
Add the batter to a well greased 10 inch bundt pan and bake for 25-35 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
Allow the cake to cool completely before removing from the pan.
For the Icing:
In a mixing bowl whisk together 2 tablespoons of the milk, the melted butter powdered sugar, and ½ tsp vanilla extract.
Add in more milk as needed 1 teaspoon at a time until it is the desired consistency.
Drizzle the icing over the cake once cooled.
Calories: 648kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 1040IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1.9mg