Sunday, February 25, 2018


(moist & delicious)...
adapted from :

Ingredients :

125  gm  unsalted butter, at room temperature
120  gm  light brown sugar
2  large  eggs  (about 70 gm each with shell)
250  gm  overly ripe banana  ~  mashed
1  tsp  vanilla extract
1  tsp  baking soda
2  tbsp  hot milk
230  gm  cake flour or plain flour
1  tsp  baking powder

Chocolate Icing :

2  tbsp  unsalted butter
1.5  tbsp  cocoa powder  ~  sifted
6  tbsp  icing sugar  ~  sifted
1/4  tsp  vanilla extract
1 - 1.5  tbsp  fresh milk

Directions :

1.  Preheat oven to 180'C.  Line a 8 inch round cake pan and grease the sides.  Set aside.

2.  Beat butter and sugar till light and fluffy.  Beat in eggs one at a time.  Stir in mashed banana and vanilla extract till combined.

3.  Mix baking soda and hot milk together before stirring into the banana mixture.  Sift in flour and baking powder, fold well with a rubber spatula till well combined.

4.  Pour banana mixture into prepared cake pan and bake in the preheated oven for about 40-45 minutes or a skewer inserted comes out clean.

5.  Set aside to cool cake in pan for 5-10 minutes before lifting out onto rack to cool.

6.  Chocolate Icing :   Melt butter in a small pot at low heat.  Pour in cocoa powder and mix well.  Then add icing sugar, stir well and take off from heat.  Add vanilla extract, fresh milk little by little into it, stir mixture until smooth and have spreading consistency you desire.

7.  Spread chocolate icing on top of cake and chill the cake for about 30 minutes before serving...

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