Banana Bread Cake with Buttercream


Preparation info
  • Makes

    10 to 12

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Lavender & Lovage: A Culinary Notebook of Memories & Recipes From Home & Abroad

By Karen Burns-Booth

Published 2019

  • About

A banana bread-style cake which is lighter than the usual banana bread and is topped and sandwiched together with luscious buttercream. The cake can be frozen after baking and cooling and before icing. Defrost overnight before adding the buttercream.


  • Banana bread cake
  • 225 g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas mark 4. Grease and line 2 x 18cm (7”) round cake tins with butter and baking paper.
  2. Mix together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar