Banana & Date Cake



A moist cake that goes down a treat with a steaming cup of coffee or tea and delicious even with a glass of cold milkshake .

Ingredients :

  • 150g chopped dates
  • 2 mashed ripe bananas
  • 50g chopped walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons dark or golden syrup or honey
  • 100g butter or margarine
  • 100g sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten with 4 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups flour ,1 teaspoon baking powder and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional 1 teaspoon ground cardamom seeds) sifted together.


Method:
Cream the margarine /butter and sugar until pale and creamy,then add the eggs and milk and fold in the flour mixture.

In a bowl mix the dates,bananas and syrup and add the creamed mixture to it and mix well.

Grease and flour a cake tin or bunt tin and put the cake mixture in it.

Bake in a preheated oven 160C gas mark 4 for about 35-40mins until when you check with a skewer it comes out clean.

Cool a bit in tin then turn out on cooling tray.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.