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Healthy Banana Cake

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Healthy Banana Cake

Easy
Difficulty
Easy

Total Time
Total Time
Prep 20 M / Cook 40 M

Servings
Yield
8 Servings

Grace Teo
Grace Teo   thegraceteo
Published on March 29, 2015

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Ingredients

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150 g
wheat flour
1 tsp
baking powder
0.25 tsp
salt
90 g
sugar
120 g
butter
2
egg(s)
2
banana(s)

Background

My mom bakes this cake as a treat for us all the time. Whenever she does, the house will be filled with the aroma of this lovely cake. I love it even more for the fact that this recipe had been revised accordingly to ensure that the cake does not end up too rich or sweet. That is why I can always eat this without any guilt.

The sides of the cake being my favourite would be devoured in a blink of the eye. This cake is just awesome accompanied with a hot cup of Nescafe with condensed milk. The thought of it still brings a smile to my face and I really do miss those times. My mother, being health-conscious would not allow us to eat too many pieces at a time. Hence, the ice cream plastic container which is used to store the cake would be placed within her view. As kids, my sister and I would attempt to sneak a few more pieces when mom was not looking!

In countries like Australia, the banana cake which I am used to is known as banana bread and is found in almost every cafe and bakery. I have seen them served with whipped cream, toasted walnuts and even ice cream. Sinfully good, I believe.

Healthy Banana Cake is also known as: Banana Bread (Less Sugar and Butter)

Steps

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Step 1/3

Mix room temperature butter and sugar evenly. Add eggs to mixture and beat until smooth. Sift flour into the mixture. Then, add mashed bananas into batter and mix well.

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Step 2/3

Ensure that batter is mixed thoroughly. Pour batter into pan (27 x 14 x 7cm) which had been greased with butter. Lightly hit pan on the table top.

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Step 3/3

Preheat oven to 170 degrees Celcius and bake for 45 minutes (usually takes about 40-50 minutes). Use a clean knife or skewer to test if the cake is ready. If it comes out clean, it indicates cake is ready.

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