Banana Cake


  • 200g butter
  • 200g soft brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 200g Doves Farm Organic Self Raising White Flour
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • butter, for loaf tin


  1. Pre-heat the oven. 
  2. Rub some of the butter around the inside of a 1kg/2lb baking tin or insert a loaf liner.
  3. Put the butter and sugar into a bowl and beat until pale and creamy, beat in the vanilla.
  4. Break the eggs into the bowl, one a time, beating well between each.
  5. Add half the flour to the bowl and beat well.
  6. Mash the banana, add this to the bowl and beat again.
  7. Add the remaining flour to the bowl and mix it in.
  8. Tip the mixture into the prepared tin and smooth the top.
  9. Bake for 55–60 minutes.
  10. Leave the cake to cool in the tin for 20 minutes then turn it out onto a wire rack to cool.