Banana Cake

Banana Cake

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28 review(s) averaging 4.9. 96% would make again

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Adapted from Joy of Cooking

"Excellent moist and tasty recipe.

I varied as follows:
only cooked 40 mins
in bundt pan
added golden & regular raisins heated over low heat in orange juice (added some of the drained syrup w small extra dry ingredients to compensate)

excellent"

- Lainieh

Ingredients

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1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated white sugar
1 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon Salt
2 large Eggs; lightly beaten
1/2 cup unsalted butter; melted and cooled
3 large bananas; (approximately 1 pound), mashed well
1 teaspoon Pure vanilla extract

Original recipe makes 10

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Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour the bottom and sides of a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan. Set aside. In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

In a medium-sized bowl combine the mashed bananas, eggs, melted butter, and vanilla. With a rubber spatula, lightly fold the wet ingredients (banana mixture) into the dry ingredients just until combined and the batter is thick and chunky. (The important thing is not to over mix the batter. You do not want it smooth. Over mixing the batter will yield tough, rubbery bread.)

Scrape batter into prepared pan and place the slices of banana on top of the batter for garnish. Bake until bread is golden brown and a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 60 minutes. Place on a wire rack to cool and then remove the bread from the pan. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Makes 1 - 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf of banana bread / banana cake.

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Recipe times 4 with cinnamon and brown sugar dusted photo by christophergallardo christophergallardo

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This has been my go-to banana bread recipe for ages now. Best flavour, best texture, moist and tender, delicious. Always disappears at a rapid pace!
Amgreen 6 months ago
Added pecans. This was really great.
Humbug3 1 year ago
Gorgeous, i just used a round spring form tin and it worked fine - super yum!
emilyspeller7 1 year ago
I've always loved this recipe, I tweak it too, by adding honey, flaxseed & other few ingredients. My mum & her church loves this cake. Thanks for making it so simple & easy to follow. Blessings :)
faithdore 1 year ago
This recipe is great. Made it last night and its perfect. Walnuts and vanilla whipped icing makes it kick up a notch.
Jiver06 2 years ago
I sprinkled cinnamon over the top. Very nice
PeterWood22 2 years ago
Greaaaat banana cake! Made it for my school and it was a super hit! Added four tablespoons of milk to the recipe for more moisture. Covered it with white chocolate cream cheese frosting.
Man1sha 3 years ago
Simply delicious !! The family love it ::)))
saramoran 3 years ago
very easy n tasty receipe
Clau03 3 years ago
My family loved it! I made muffins instead. I used bread flour, added golden raisins & a lonely uneaten apple too. They were gone in a day.
Lrwilson48 3 years ago
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