Climate in the G.C.C has become all the more horrible. The sun is sizzling at degrees above 50 and you could literally fry an egg on the foot path. Taking kids to the park or going for a walk is out of the question. To top it all, there is the lingering episodes of summer colds and fever spiced up with sore throat and tonsillitis. The boys were down with fever and it made dreams of cooling the air with the air conditioner shattered to
Moist Banana Cake
Things you need:
(To make a medium cake enough for 8 to10 persons)
2 cups (260g)all purpose flour
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups (300g) powdered sugar
1 cup (240ml) veg.oil/canola oil
2 ripe bananas, peeled and smashed
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1.Preheat oven to 180 degreeC (350 degree F) and place rack in center of the oven. Butter a medium cake pan and line the bottom with parchment paper.
2.Peel and mash the bananas in a mortar or in the blender. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and ground cinnamon.
3.In a bowl, beat the eggs until frothy (about 1 minute). Gradually add the sugar and beat until the batter is thick and light coloured (abt 3-4 min). Add the oil in a steady stream and then beat in the vanilla extract. Now fold in the flour mixture and mashed bananas with a rubber spatula until just combined.
4.Transfer the batter to the lined baking pan and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hr at 180 degree C.
5.Remove from oven when done or when a skewer inserted into the center come out with out crumps and let cool on a wire rack. After about 5 to 10 minutes, invert the cake carefully onto the wire wrack and cool completely.
6.Serve sliced with tea or coffee. Enjoy!
This cake goes to Favorite Cake Recipes event at Swathi's Zesty South Indian Kitchen.