Torta di banana (banana cake) ... or is it banana bread?

6 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 6

250 g Flour-sifted

½ tsp Baking Powder - sifted

½ tsp Bicarbonate of Soda - sifted

240 g Raw Caster Sugar/White Caster Sugar*

220 g Butter

4 Large Eggs

125 ml Plain Yogurt


  • Pre-heat your oven to 180º C/160ºC fan force. Peel and mash the bananas but not until watery. . If you're using yogurt, add it in when mashing the banana.
  • Cream the butter with sugar until light and fluffy. Add in the eggs and continue to whisk until fluffy.
  • Add in the flour, bicarbonate of soda and baking powder. Stir well and add in the mashed banana. Continue to stir until ingredients mix well but not over mix.
  • Rub a cake mould/loaf tin with some butter and dust with with some flour. Knock off any access of flour. Pour the batter into the mould.
  • Bake in preheated oven for about 40 minutes or until cooked when a tester comes out clean.


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