Banana and Walnut Cake
Banana Apple Cake
Banana Oatmeal Bread
Banana Pineapple Cake
Banana Buttermilk Loaf
Blueberry Banana Cake
Banana Lime Cake
Banana Butterscotch Cake
Banana Pecan Fudge Loaf
Banana Pumpkin Seed Cake
Chocolate Feijoa and Banana Bundt Cake
Chocolate Chip and Cherry Banana Bread
Espresso Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Banana Chocolate Cinnamon Cake
Upside-down Caramelised Banana Cake
Cream Cheese Frosting
Chocolate Ganache Frosting
Passionfruit Cream
























Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player




Banana and Date Cake


3 mashed ripe bananas
2 eggs
½ cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1½ cup plain flour
1¼ teaspoons baking powder
¾ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup finely chopped dates


Preheat oven to 350˚F (175˚C).

In a large bowl mix together bananas, eggs, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, vegetable oil and vanilla extract until well combined.

In a seperate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

Add the dry ingredients gradually to the wet ingredients and stir until well combined.

Fold in the chopped dates to the cake batter.

Pour the batter into a greased 9 inch (23cm) round cake pan.

Bake for 45-50 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.

Leave in tin for 10 minutes before turning out onto a cooling rack.