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Banana Prune Cake



This cake is full of  nutrition and the fibre in the banana and prunes will certainly bring relief to those who have symptoms of constipation!











I was just trying luck with this combo and was extremely pleased with the result ..... moist and soft!

Ingredients
  • 300 to 350 gm (without skin), over-ripe bananas, mashed
  • 150 gm butter/margarine
  • 50 ml vegetable oil
  • 90 gm brown sugar
  • 300 gm plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 80 gm pitted prunes, cut and coated with some flour from recipe
  • 2 flat tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 flat tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • a pinch of salt
Method
  1. Cream the butter with the sugar till light, creamy and thick.
  2. Add in eggs one @ a time, mix till well incorporated.
  3. On low speed add in the oil followed by the mashed bananas and vanilla, mix well.
  4. Fold in the flour, mix well.
  5. Finally, add in the flour coated prunes, mix thoroughly, scraping from the bottom and sides of the mixing bowl.
  6. Pour into a lightly greased and floured 8 inch sq. tin and bake in preheated oven @ 180 deg C for about 50 to 55 mins.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
  7. Cool in tin for about 10 mins. before removing onto wire rack to cool completely.

Comments

  1. This looks like something I should try! I always have lots of leftover bananas which I do not know what to do with. Must be superdelicious with so much banana in it!

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  2. The cake looks fantastically moist and I love the combination of banana and prune.

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  3. This is a healthy cake. I like it. I love to make banana cake. Never thought of adding prunes to it. Would have to try one day. Thanks very much for sharing.

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  4. Cheah, I am loving prunes in my cake too. I think it taste as flavourful and yours look really moist & fluffy. Great job!
    Enjoy your day.
    Cheers, Kristy

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  5. I seldom have bananas these days. But will keep in mind for when I do!

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  6. Love banana cake but have never tried with prunes! Sounds yummy and it looks so moist!

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  7. i love banana cake but nvr try one with prune, looks so moist and yummy

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  8. Jeannie
    Make full use of those leftover bananas, they have a lot of nutrients.

    3 hungry tummies
    I never thought it could be a good combination. Just experimenting!

    MaryMoh
    You're welcome. Do try it.

    Kristy
    Thanks, and you have a great day too!

    penny
    Bananas are a bunch of goodness.

    pigpigscorner
    Yes, give it a try!

    Jess
    Thanks, no harm trying!

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  9. The cake sounds delicious! Love all the flavors.

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  10. Love the prune cake...however, I never tried combing it with banana. It looks dense and moist!

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  11. looks so yummy can u add a tpping to this ?

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  12. Anonymous
    You can add a topping of icing sugar and lime juice, or just dust with some icing sugar.

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