Banana Cake with Vanilla Frosting

This is an amazing twist on Banana Bread….its Banana Cake!!

The Ingredients:
4 Ripe Bananas
2 Eggs
210g Caster Sugar
240g NEILL’S Plain Flour
120g Butter
1tsp Vanilla Extract/Essence
0.5tsp Salt
1tsp Baking Powder

225g Icing Sugar
55g Butter
0.5tsp Salt
1tbsp Milk
1tsp Vanilla Extract/Essence

The How To:
Preheat oven to 180c
Cream the butter and sugar together until smooth
Beat in the eggs one at a time
Beat in the vanilla
Fold in the mashed banana
In a separate bowl sieve the flour, baking powder and salt together
Fold this into the butter mixture until combined but do not over stir
Pour the batter into a prepared cake tin
Bake in the centre of the oven for 35 mins or until a skewer entered comes out clean
Allow to cool
While the cake is cooling we will make the frosting,
Cream the butter in a bowl using an electric whisk
Slowly stir in the icing sugar and vanilla and salt
Add 1tbsp Milk
Stir until smooth
When cake is completely cooled spread frosting on top.

You’re Done!


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