Banana Cake for Work Farewell morning tea

Every now and then we need to bake for the office this recipe is big enough to feed an army and is a real hit at work and home.

250g melted butter
2 1/2 cups of Chelsea Caster Sugar
2 large eggs
2 Tbsp Chelsea Golden Syrup
Banana cake option: 2 large ripe bananas, mashed
4 cups self raising flour
Chocolate Cake option: 3 Tbsp cocoa
2 tsp baking soda
2 1/2 cups luke warm milk
Line with baking paper a very large tin (equivalent to an oven roasting dish). Pre-heat oven to 180°C.

Beat butter and caster sugar. Mix in eggs and golden syrup.
If making a banana cake, add bananas and mix well.
Sift together flour and cocoa (add cocoa if baking a chocolate cake).
Dissolve baking soda in milk. Add dry ingredients and milk into the butter mixture and mix together until well combined and lump free.
Pour into prepared cake tin and bake for 45-50 minutes or until cake comes away from the sides of the paper.
Wait 10 minutes before turning cake onto rack to cool.
When cold, ice with chocolate icing sprinkle with coconut or chocolate sprinkles and serve.




Enjoy peace and love foodies


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