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Best Ever Banana Cake with Frosting



24 slice(s)

Banana Cake

  • 2-3 bananas, (Ripe)
  • 65 g Butter, Cold
  • 205 g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 level tsp vanilla extract
  • 230 g self-raising flour, (Extra Tablespoon if mixture is too loose)
  • 3 tablespoons Milk, Warm
  • 1/2 level tsp bicarbonate of soda


  • 220 g icing sugar, (Add more if too runny)
  • 30 g Butter
  • 25 g Milk
  • 1 level teaspoon Coffee Essence, Or 1/4 tsp coffee powder
  • 6
    45h 15min
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
  • 8
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 6
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    Banana Cake
  1. Line a 21 x 25cm cake pan with baking paper.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  3. Mash 2 or 3 bananas 4 seconds/speed 6.
  4. Scrape down sides and repeat for 2 seconds/speed 6 if necessary. Set aside in a bowl.
  5. Cream butter and sugar 40 seconds/speed 4.
  6. Place whisk in Closed lid, scrape down sides and add eggs. Whisk 40 seconds/speed 4.
  7. Add mashed bananas to Closed lid and whisk 40 seconds/speed 4.
  8. Remove whisk from bowl.
  9. Add carb soda mixed into the milk, vanilla and flour. Mix 6 seconds/speed4. Scrape down sides and repeat if necessary to make a smooth batter.
  10. Pour cake mixture into prepared pan, smoothing into corners, bake in moderate oven 40-45 minutes or until skewer comes out clean. Cool before icing.
  11. Coffee Frosting
  12. Add all frosting ingredients to Closed lid with butterfly whisk and whisk 20 seconds/speed 4

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If the bananas are small to medium, use 3 but if they are large bananas, use 2 as they will make the batter too loose and create a boggy cake.
This cake should be very light and soft.

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