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Banana Cake with Lemon Icing Recipe

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This recipe for Banana Cake with Lemon Icing, by , is from The Upper Hunter Family Day Care Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Shannon Anderson
Added: Monday, April 13, 2009


140g butter
3/4 cup caster sugar
2 eggs,lightly beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
3 ripe,medium bananas,mashed well with a fork
1 1/2 cups icing sugar
strained juice of 1-2 lemons

1.Preheat oven to 175ēŠ. Melt the butter gently in a small saucepan,then cool a little.Add the sugar,eggs,milk and vanilla.Sift the dry ingredients into a wide bowl and pour in the butter mixture.Stir everything together,adding the mashed bananas;do not overmix or beat the butter.
2.Turn the mixture into a lightly buttered 6-cup ring tin and bake for 30 mins.The cake should be browned,slightly shrinking from the sides of the tin and a skewer inserted in the middle should come out clean.
3.Put icing sugar in a bowl and add enough lemon juice to make it a barely pourable consistency.Spread over the cooled cake and leave to set.




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