Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Banana Butter Sponge - A sponge cake that truly lives up to its name!

The number of times i have baked banana cakes couldn't even compare to this banana butter sponge that i had baked tonight.. the title truly lives up to its name spongy like cotton, moist and of course the fragrance of banana i couldn't resist popping 2 delectable pieces into my mouth just before i ate my dinner haha and yes you got it right i ate very little for dinner but it's worthwhile i can tell you that! Banana lovers please grab the ingredients and start baking these!

Banana Butter Sponge
(adapted from Alex Goh Fruity Cakes with modifications)

90g sugar
4 eggs
120g plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
200g mashed bananas mix with 1/4 tsp baking soda
85g melted butter ( i used vegetable oil)

  1. Using a electric beater whisk sugar and eggs until light and fluffy, add in plain flour and baking powder and whisk till combined.
  2. Add in banana mixture and mix till combined.
  3. Stir in melted butter/vegetable oil  in the above mixture until well blended
  4. Spoon mixture into paper cups and baked in a preheated oven at 180 deg Celsius for 20-30mins or till golden brown.
  5. Cool and serve.
Easy ain't they? do try this a definite recipe keeper!


ann low said...

I also baked banana sponge cake two days ago! Love your version, looks so moist and soft.

j3ss kitch3n said...

Ann! you will love these i swear! please post your version soon!

Bakericious said...

I love banana cake,this looks perfect!

Zoe said...

Very cute website. Your banana cake looks very moist. I'm big fan of banana cakes and will try your recipe. Thanks for sharing :D

Donna Currie said...

It's always good to have a spare recipe that uses up extra bananas. These look tasty!

j3ss kitch3n said...

jess you will definitely love this trust me!

Zoe thanks for dropping by please do try this recipe!

Donna thanks for dropping by!

WendyinKK said...

I think I'll love these.


j3ss kitch3n said...

haha wendy you definitely will!

DG said...

Your banana cupcakes looks moist and yummy. Thanks for sharing this.

j3ss kitch3n said...

hiya DG thanks for dropping by and you are most welcome! =)

Angel @ Cook.Bake.Love said...

I have this book why I never tot of giving this recipe a try?

It's never too late to know how fabulous it is. Thanks for sharing.

I have some ripe bananas at home I shall make this cake.

j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks angel for dropping by! please do try this out =)

Bakertan said...

Hi Jess,

this recipe is rather unique. I have not come across any banana sponge. I suppose these cupcakes must be very moist and light =]

j3ss kitch3n said...

Bakertan these banana sponge are indeed very light and moist i increase the ratio of the mashed bananas!

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