I’ve been on the search for a good recipe for Banana Cake and this is it. From the Country Women’s Association Coronation Cook Book.


Banana Cake

A delicious light moist banana cake from the Country Women's Association Coronation Cookbook
Course Cake
Cuisine Australian
Keyword banana
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 220 g Sugar (1 cup)
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 Mashed very ripe banana
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
  • 225 g Plain flour (1 1/2 cup)
  • 2 tsp Milk


  • Turn the oven on and heat to 180C
  • Grease the baking pan with some butter
  • Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl or electric mixer
  • Beat the egg in a small bowl then add the batter
  • Add the mashed bananas one at a time beating well
  • Mix in the flour a little at a time. Mix well
  • Add the baking powder and bicarbonate of soda. Mix well
  • Add two teaspoonfuls of milk. Mix well
  • Pour the mixture into the baking pan using the spatula to level the top
  • Bake for 30 min and check consistency with a skewer or knife. If they come out with cake mix coating them bake for another 15 min
  • When done leave to cool in the pan
  • Turn out and top with icing if you like