banana and walnut cake

i received good reviews from colleagues – cake is soft and moist.

here is the recipe. simple. give it a try.


preparation time : 15 mins or less


  • 125 gm butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1  3/4 self raising flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 large bananas, mashed
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp boiling water


  1. cream butter, sugar and water
  2. gradually add eggs, then mashed bananas
  3. disolve bicarbonate of soda in milk and add flour alternately with milk to banana mixture
  4. add chopped walnuts
  5. bake at 180C for about an hour or until knife comes out clean

tips :

  • to make cake fluffy, beat egg yolk and white separately. fold egg white into mixture last.
  • u can use the same mixture to make muffins. baking time will be around 20 mins.

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