Cakes & Cookies

Banana Cake and Frosting Recipe

INGREDIENTS CAKE

1½ cups self raising flour.
125g butter.
2 ripe bananas, mashed.
180ml sugar.
1 egg.
60ml milk.
5ml vanilla essence.

INGREDIENTS FROSTING

125g butter
180ml icing sugar
15ml lemon juice

DIRECTIONS CAKE

Preheat oven to 170°C.
Grease a 20cm cake tin.
Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
Add the mashed banana and mix lightly.
Add the egg and mix in well.
Stir in flour.
Add milk and mix lightly.
Add vanilla essence and mix.
Pour into prepared cake tin and bake for 40 minutes, or until testing skewer comes out clean.
Turn out onto a wire rack and allow to cool.

DIRECTIONS FROSTING

Using an electric beater, beat butter, icing sugar and lemon juice until smooth and creamy.
Spread onto cooled cooked cake.