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Banana Cake by Alex Goh

I'm back now!! Yes It's been a while since I update my blog here..Thousand apologize to all my beloved reader who always comes here and check for new posting..As some of you know I was in Malaysia for 2 1/2 month this summer..While vacation in Malaysia I don't have a chance to bake or cook..All I do was eat,eat and eat!!! Of course, beside eat and drink I also do some shopping:clothes,shoes,baking pan ,baking ingredients,baking book and many many more!! One of the baking book I managed to get is "Creative making of Cakes by Alex Goh".Today I would like to present you my not so pretty baking of banana cake!! haha!! Actually I was in the middle of cleaning ,cooking and baking at the same time.As you when you rush to do many things at the same time,I guess something must goes wrong .I think the result doesn't comes out as nice as the book..By the way,since I baked this banana cake here you goes...

250 gm butter,softened
230 gm sugar

5 eggs(room temperature)

300 gm all purpose flour(sifted)
1/2 tbsp milk powder
1 tsp baking powder

200 gm ripe banana
a pinch of salt
1/2 tsp banana essence *optional*


1:Prepare greased loaf tin or 8 inch round pan with lined parchment. Preheat oven at 350F or 180 C.
2:Use a mixer to whisk or cream (A) at high speed till light and fluffy..Then reduced speed before add in (B) one at a time and beat till light and smooth.
3:Fold in the sifted (C) and mix well.
4:Mash bananas and mix well with the rest of (D) ingredients till smooth.Then add into the flour mixture and mix till well incorporated.
5:Pour the batter into greased and lined pan .Bake for 50-60 minutes.Use a tooth pick or bamboo stick to test the cake .Remove cake from the pan onto a wired rack to cool completely before cut and serve.



Smoky Wok (Jen) said...
September 17, 2011 at 10:07 AM

Such a lovely cake, I love the light and fluffy texture!

Oh wanted to let you know that I've migrated to a custom domain (finally!) LOL and I changed the name of my blog from "Tastes of Home" to "Smoky Wok" so I hope you don't mind updating your roll when you have a minute? The new url is


Beachlover's Kitchen said...
September 21, 2011 at 11:21 AM

Thank you Lily and littlcooks for your warm welcoming greeting..

Thank you for the information.I will update..

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Hi!! My name is Lesley and I'm a simple SAHM(stay at home mom) who currantly live in Long Island,New York with my daughter Mishu and hubby Eliot .I'm Malaysian who live in US and A for many many moon and I'm also a person who love to eat, cook and bake. If you have any suggestions ,questions or comments please feel free to email me at beachlover1917(at)yahoo(dot)com. To know more about my life or my kitchen you can always hop over to my other 2 blog.