Enjoy this easy to follow recipe for a moist and crunchy Banana cake. Perfect for this cold weather with a hot cup of tea.
1tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp almond extract
4 ripened medium size banana's
1 tsp of mixed spice
60ml of milk
Half a teaspoon of Rapeseed/Sunflower oil
190g of self raising flour
1 beaten egg
1 tsp of black treacle
1 tsp of Demerara sugar
Preheat your oven to 180c
Grease and line a loaf tin
Melt the butter , sugar, vanilla and almond extract in a saucepan on a very low heat
Once the sugar is dissolved (please do not let it boil) add the treacle and stir.
Take the saucepan off the heat
In a bowl mash the bananas with your hands.
Add the banana to the mixture and mix
Then add the egg and mix till well combined
In a separate bowl sift the flour with the mixed spice.
Then add the flour and milk and mix till well combined
Finally add half your walnuts and rapeseed/sunflower oil
and mix gently
Pour your mixture into your grease loaf tin, then scatter the remaining walnut on top of the cake mixture.
Then sprinkle a teaspoon of Demerara sugar over the cake mixture
Add ice cubes to your baking tray and place your cake in the oven
Bake for 35 minutes ( please insert a skewer in the middle part of your cake. If your skewer comes out clean, then your cake is done )