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Healthy Banana Cake

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Healthy Banana Cake


Easy

Difficulty

Easy

Cook Time

Cook Time

an hour

Servings

Yield

8 Servings
Grace Teo
Grace Teo   nyonyacooking
Published on March 29, 2015

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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 has 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 will 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)

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Ingredients

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  • 150 grams wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoons baking powder
  • 0.25 teaspoons salt
  • 90 grams sugar
  • 120 grams butter
  • 2 egg(s)
  • 2 banana(s)

Steps to Prepare

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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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2.  

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

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3.  

Preheat oven to 170 degrees Celcius and bake cake 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.