Mouthwatering banana cake


  • 1 Cup mashed Bananas
  • 2 cups of Flour
  • 100g unsalted Butter
  • Baking Powder
  • 1 table spoon Siri ya chai ( Tea masala)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Eggs


Keep the eggs , butter and all other ingredients out of the fridge a little before you begin to work on the recipe.

  • Pre-heat the oven to 170c or 350F for at least 15 minutes.

  • Grease and 8 by 8 inch square cake pan and line with a parchment paper or dust some flour all over the cake tray including the sides.

  • Before you begin ensure the butter is soft but still cold. To check press the butter with your finger it should not be too soft.

  • Add 1 cup of sugar and 100g of salt into a mixing bowl.

  • Beat them together until, light, pale and fluffy.

  • Now add 1 tablespoon of siri ya chai and 1 eggs. Mix gently until combined and then then beat until well incorporated and creamy.

  • Add the other egg and beat until just creamy.

  • Place a sieve over the mixing bowl. Add two cups of flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 2 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder. Gently mix them well with a spoon, then sieve them the creamed butter and egg mixture.

  • Mix it gently with the whisk. Pour 1/4 cup milk and mix gently. Add another 1/4 cup milk.
  • Mix until well combined on a medium speed. Add 2.5 tablespoons of milk while mixing. Scrap the sides and bottom to make sure everything is combined.

  • Add one cup mashed bananas, mix again until well combined. Avoid over mixing!
  • Pour the mixture into the tray. Tap the tray to the counter a few times to release air bubbles!

  • Bake to 25 – 30 minutes. Insert a skewer and if it comes out clean the cake is done!

  • Place the cake in a wired rack and cool for 10 minutes so it doesn’t sweat.

  • Cool completely before slicing!

  • Enjoy

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