Sunday, April 27, 2008

Banana Cupcakes


225g Cake flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp bicarbonate soda
150g butter
150g castor sugar
2 eggs, large
50ml milk
3 large bananas (mashed)

½ tsp banana essence (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 175 Degree C and line muffin pan with paper cups.
  2. Sift cake flour, baking soda and baking powder into a mixing bowl. Set aside.
  3. Cream butter until light and creamy for about 5-8 minutes.
  4. Add sugar and continue to mix until light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  6. Stir in banana essence if you are using.
  7. Beat in mashed bananas and milk.
  8. Finally, fold in sifted flour into mixture.
  9. Divide batter evenly into paper cups. Bake for 20 – 25mins or till an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  10. Remove the pan from the oven. Rest for 10 minutes before removing the cupcakes from the pan. Cool on wire rack.

**NOTE** if baking in loaf, increase baking time to 50-60mins.

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