Banana and Coffee Cake

Marsh FarmAugust 12, 2020
Coffee and Banana CakeThis twist on a classic banana bread is a tea party MUST HAVE! Add a splash of coffee to the cake mix and icing for a deliciously moist (and almost healthy) cake.


160g cooking butter
110g demerara sugar
2 eggs, beaten
3 very ripe bananas, mashed
225g self-raising flour
Pinch of salt
1 tbsp coffee, dissolved in 1 tbsp boiling water
1tsp nutmeg or ground ginger or cinnamon
150g icing sugar
100g mixed nuts, lightly crushed


  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/170C Fan and grease a 1 litre loaf tin (or round or square cake tin).
  2. Cream 85g butter and sugar together in a bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs and banana.
  3. Fold in flour, 80g nuts, salt and spice alternately with dissolved coffee (add more coffee if mixture is thick).
  4. Pour mixture into the tin and bake for 50 mins.
  5. Remove from the oven and leave to cool slightly in the tin. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  6. Mix 75g butter with 150g icing sugar and 1tsp dissolved coffee then spread over your cake.
  7. Use remaining nuts to decorate on top.

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