Banana walnut cake

7 servings
16 min
47 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 7
170 g plain flour

150 g unsalted butter

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

4 eggs - yolks and whites separated

80 g sugar - divided into 2 portions

3 medium bananas, mashed

2 teaspoons lemon juice to prevent your cake from turning black the next day.

60ml milk

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

80 g walnuts, slightly chopped and toasted


  • Preheat oven to 170 degrees C. With an electric mixer, cream butter and 40g sugar together until pale and fluffy.
  • Then whisk egg yolk and remaining 40g sugar in a separate bowl until pale and thick. Slowly add this into the butter mixture, mixing well after each addition.
  • Mix mashed banana with lemon juice and milk. Stir into the mixture.
  • Mix flour well with baking powder and soda. Fold in the sifted flour in 3 batches. Stir in walnuts.
  • Beat egg whites slightly, add cream of tartar, and beat again until stiff. Fold into batter.
  • Pour batter into greased tin and bake for 45-50 minutes.


Banana Walnut Cake, photo 1
Banana Walnut Cake, photo 2
Banana Walnut Cake, photo 3


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