Banana cake
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 60 mins
Serves: 8


  • olive or canola oil spray
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 apples, grated
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan forced).
  2. Spray a cake pan with oil.
  3. Beat the margarine and sugar with a whisk until creamy.
  4. With a whisk beat in one egg at a time until they are mixed in well.
  5. Sift the flour into the mixture and stir gently.
  6. Add bananas, apples and milk to the mixture and stir until just combined.
  7. Pour the mixture into the greased pan and bake for 50-60 minutes or until just golden and a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.

Healthy tip!

Having a party? Serve vegie sticks and water crackers with salsa rather than high-fat chips and dips.

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Nutrition Information

per serve per 100g
Energy 1546 kJ 756 kJ
Protein 7 g 3.4 g
Fat, total 12.8 g 6.3 g
— saturated 3 g 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 55.6 g 27.2 g
— sugars 28.6 g 14 g
Sodium 321.6 mg 157.3 mg
Fibre 3.7 g 1.8 g

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    maybe J.O. makes this in 5mins but it takes me about 20ish... awesome cake!! Squeezing the apple gratings will reduce the liquid if your cakes are coming out too soggy..
    Andrew Watts
    Posted on: 09 Nov 15

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    Made the Banana cake for the first time on the weekend and was pleasantly surprised it not only turned out but tasted good too. Very easy to make and my 16 year old son loved it.
    Meagan Aplin
    Posted on: 24 Mar 14

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