Banana & Pine Nuts Butter Cake

Tested Recipe with Slight Adjustment Adapted from

Banana & Pine Nuts Butter Cake
Ingredients: (makes a 6″ cake) (i’ve used a 8” x 4 ½” loaf pan)

112g unsalted butter, at room temperature
75g caster sugar
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
100g self raising flour (i’ve used 100g all-purpose flour, 1 ¼ tsp baking powder & ¼ tsp salt, sifted together)
80g mashed banana
30g pine nuts

Preparation Instructions:

1. Preheat the oven to 180C. Roast pine nuts for 3 minutes, set aside.

2. Cream butter and sugar in a mixing bowl, and beat together until light and fluffy.

3. Add egg one at a time, combine well.

4. Add in mashed banana, mix well. Then add in flour and roasted pine nuts, combine well.

5. Pour cake batter into a lined (bottom) round cake pan, smooth the top and tap on countertop to remove air bubbles.

6. Bake the cake for 35 mins or until inserted with a skewer came out clean.

7. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool.


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