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Yummy banana and raisin cake


Yummy banana and raisin cake

This delicious banana and raisin cake will be a sure winner with your kids

This cake banana and raisin cake is moist and oh so good. You can eat it sliced, spread with a little butter if you like – We personally prefer it without – as ‘operation bikini’ is still in effect. 

Here’s our easy to follow recipe for…

Banana and Raisin Cake

Banana and raisin cake recipe


  • 75g butter
  • 100g brown sugar
  • 1 table spoon honey or golden syrup
  • 1 rounded teaspoon of baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 medium, ripe bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 150g wholemeal flour
  • 100g white self-raising flour
  • 100g raisin (or sultanas)

Prepare the oven – gas mark 4, 180ºC. Position shelf in the centre.

Grease a medium loaf tin or line it with grease-proof paper (of course you can use a rounded cake tin too)

Now get ready to do the mixing –  do you dare to let the kids help?!

  • Beat the butter with the sugar until it is light and fluffy
  • Beat in the egg
  • Mash in the bananas and mix well
  • Mix in the flour, baking powder, and salt. (If your mix is looking a bit dry, then stir in a tablespoon of water)
  • Now mix in the raisins/sultanas
Banana and Raisin Cake

Put the banana and raisin cake into the oven and let it bake for 1 – 1 1/4 hours approx.

Test it with a skewer – it should come out clean and not gooey. Leave this yummy banana and raisin cake in the tin for about 10 minutes, then let it cool on a wire tray.

Let us know how it went down!

Tip for parents – this cake is even yummier with a cup of your favourite tea, your feet up and the kids in bed! 

Banana and Raisin Cake

Feeling adventurous – go on and make some fairy cakes – jump to our recipes for Fairy cakes, Queen Cakes, Cherry Cakes and Butterfly Cakes!


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