Best Banana Cake

Best Banana Cake


If you ask me what is my favorite cake, I would have to say Banana Cake. Sure, I would jump at Chocolate Cake or Cheesecake but if I could have only one, banana it is.


  • 240g self-raising flour
  • 220g butter, softened
  • 120g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 medium sized bananas (280g), mashed
  • 135g plain yogurt


  1. Sift flour and cinnamon powder and whisk to evenly mix. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs one by one, beating well after each addition.
  4. Add mashed bananas and fold using a spatula.
  5. Add flour in 3 additions alternated with two additions of yogurt and ending with flour. Fold until just combined.
  6. Pour batter into a lined pan and bake at 160C for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center of the cake comes out clean.