Easy Banana Cake

Easy Banana Cake
Makes 22cm round cake Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 45-50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup soft brown sugar, tightly packed
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 ½ cup mashed ripe bananas (approx. 3 large bananas)
  • Zest from ½ an orange

  • Chocolate and Orange Frosting:
  • 100g butter, softened
  • 1 ½ cup icing sugar
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa
  • Juice from approx. ½ orange

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C (bake). Grease and line the base of a 22cm cake tin with baking paper.
  2. Sift self-raising flour and baking soda into a mixing bowl. Stir in brown sugar. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add oil, beaten eggs, mashed bananas and orange zest. Mix to combine ingredients. Pour into prepared cake tin.
  3. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean. Leave in the tin for 10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool. When cold ice with chocolate and orange frosting.