Banana Cake like Mum used to make!!
BANANA CAKE WITH LEMON FROSTING
125 grams butter
3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup mashed banana
1 1/2 cups self-rising flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon milk
120 grams cream cheese
60 grams butter
rind and juice from 1 lemon
1 1/2 cups icing sugar
Heat oven to 350F. Grease a 23 centimeter round cake pan.
Cream butter and sugar in bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating until combined after each addition.
Stir in banana, then stir in dry ingredients and combined sour cream and milk in 2 batches.
Pour mixture into prepared pan, bake for about an hour or until cooked.
Stand in pan for 5 minutes, turn onto wire rack to cool.
Spread cold banana cake with Lemon Frosting.
Beat cream cheese, butter, lemon rind and juice in a small bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in sifted icing sugar, beat until smooth.
Recipe adapted from The Australian Women’s Weekly, October 1991