Mama's Easy Banana Cake

Recipe by milliwuu
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • WET INGREDIENTS
  • 12
    cup milk (or 120g)
  • 4
    tablespoons butter (or 52g) or 4 tablespoons vegetable oil (or 52g)
  • 12 - 34
    cup sugar (or 100g-150g, depending on whether you want it medium sweet or very sweet)
  • 2
    ripe bananas (mashed with fork)
  • 2
    eggs (beat first)
  • DRY INGREDIENTS
  • 1 12
    cups flour (or 180g, can be replaced by half Whole Wheat Flour and half oatmeal powder)
  • 1
    teaspoon baking soda
  • 12
    teaspoon baking powder
  • 18
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
  • 14
    teaspoon ground nutmeg (optional)
  • 18
    teaspoon ground cloves (optional)
  • 34
    cup of coarsely chopped mixed nuts (or 100g) (optional)
  • 34
    cup raisins (or 100g) (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 180°c or 375°F
  • Put milk, butter, and sugar in a medium pot and stir over small fire until just melted.
  • Remove pan from fire. Add mashed banana to lower the temperture, then stir in beaten eggs.
  • Combine all DRY ingredients and stir into the pot.
  • Bake appx. 30 minutes for cupcakes, and appx. 50 minutes for loaves depending on the size of your pans. Watch out for color and check for doneness by sticking in a wooden stick, should come out dry.
  • Tip: If the color is already golden brown but the cake is still wet, cover with foil and continue baking.
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