Easiest Banana Cake Ever!

Well I don’t normally post about food or recipes…but this morning I made a banana cake that was too easy not to share!

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I did wait for it to have cooled and tried it out to be sure it was worthy before sharing!  I am not a big icing fan (sorry!!!  I know many people LOVE icing!) but I do have a thing for a dusting of icing sugar on top ♥

This cake is made in a food processor, that is why it is sooo easy!

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I would love to give credit to it’s creator but I have no idea where it came from.  I found my hand written recipe in my recipe folder named only Banana Cake.  I have had a good google to try and find the author without any success.  If you do know or stumble across the original recipe let me know and I would love to give credit where it is due!!!  Here is the recipe,


Preheat Oven First!  150ºC (300ºF) The recipe is that quick!

  • 2 Large Bananas (no need to mash yay!)
  • 1 1/2 (192g) Cups of Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons (8g) Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon (8g) Baking Soda
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3/4 (165g*) Cup Soft Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 (125ml) Cup of Oil ( I used Canola but any mild flavoured vegetable oil will do)

*this weight is for packed I did not pack mine so you may want to reduce a little.  I used this converter to add the weights.


Put EVERYTHING in the food processor and mix together.  I like to use the pulse setting, I guess like most cakes it pays not to over mix.  So don’t turn it on and leave it mixing for a few minutes!

Pour into lightly oiled ring tin (mine is a Wiltshire Classic Bake 220mm Ring Tin – on special for $15 at The Warehouse if you were wondering!)

Bake in the middle of the oven for 30 minutes.  The recipe called for 40 minutes but must have been using a standard tin.  I used a skewer to check if it was cooked all the way through.  It also sprang back when lightly pressed.

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Place on cooling rack, I did this pretty much straight away.

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I love the crack on the top it give it that rustic appeal.  You can always ice over it once it cools if you feel the need!

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Check out my dandy cover!  My MIL made this for me out of net curtain fabric and decorated it using Tri-Chem paints.  So great for letting the steam out while still keeping it safe.  Also gets a lot of use when we have a BBQ, keeps the flies of the food!

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If like me you are not an icing fan (sorry kids & Robert!) then you can dust it with icing sugar for that finishing touch.  That being said it is not an overly sweet cake to would handle icing very well Winking smile

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It is lovely and light not to dense and definitely not dry.  I’m loving the banana coloured knife!  Just seems so appropriate!

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Yep it is definitely good!

Do you have any super easy recipes that turn out great?