This is a family favourite. With 3 boys to fill up (one loves chocolate cake, the others banana), it does the job in one easy mixture and they all love it. It can easily be doubled and has been used on numerous occasions for ‘birthday cakes’.
I ice it with a simple chocolate icing.
- Prep time: 20 mins
- Cook time: 40 mins
- Finished in: 1 hour
- 100g butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup plain yoghurt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
- 1 banana, mashed
- 1 1/2 cups self raising flour
- 1/4 cup cocoa
- pinch salt
- 1 teaspoon bakins soda
- 1/2 cup boiling water
Preheat oven to 180 C. Grease and line a 22cm cake pan.
Beat together butter and sugar, add egg and mix well. Mix in yoghurt, vanilla and then banana,
Dissolve baking soda in the hot water.
Add the sifted dry ingredients and then the baking soda mixture.
Pour the mixture into the prepared pan.
Bake for 30-40 minutes until cake tests cooked.