Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
140g butter, softened
1 cup caster sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cup very ripe banana, mashed
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract or 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
2 large eggs
1/3 cup milk
1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius fan-forced or 180 non fan forced.
Grease a 22cm sprinfoam tin pan and line sides and bottom with baking paper.
Place butter, sugar, banana, vanilla, milk and eggs in a food processor. Process till combined.
Sift flour and bicarbonate soda together into a large bowl. Add flour mixture to food processor and process until just combined.
Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 50-60minutes until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
Cool on wire rack.
Cream Cheese Icing
90g cream cheese, softened
45g butter, softened
1 2/3 cups icing sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
Beat cream cheese and butter with an electric mixer until creamy. Add sifted icing sugar and beat until smooth. Add lemon juice and beat to combine. Spread icing over top and sides of cooled cake.
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