Coffee & Walnut Banana Cake

Mummy’s Fast & Easy

Here’s how Sundays should start!

This lovely bitter sweet cake goes perfectly with your morning cup of coffee.

Sweet ripe bananas, walnuts and bitter coffee layer on the bottom – all work together to give you the pleasure you deserve!

It is simple,  so no matter how lazy you feel on Sunday morning, it only takes a few minutes to prepare, and the rest is baking.

A little effort for a big pleasure!

Here’s what you need.


  • 3 ripe bananas, roughly cut
  • 250g/9oz plain flour
  • 200g/7oz sugar
  • 100ml/1/2 a cup sunflower oil
  • 100ml/half a cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 100g/3.5oz walnuts
  • 1/2tbs baking powder
  • 1/2tbsp salt
  • 3tbsp instant coffee
  • powder sugar
Mummy’s Fast & Easy


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/392°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder.
  3. Gradually add the eggs, milk and sunflower oil. Mix well.
  4. Fold in the bananas and walnuts.
  5. Pour the mixture into a greased fluted cake tin.
  6. Combine the instant coffee with about 50ml/1/4 a cup of water. Pour on top of the cake and using a spoon, mix a bit, but do not mix at the bottom, just on top of the cake.
  7. Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes or until ready. Dust with some powder sugar.
Tip: Try adding a bit of cinnamon in the cake mixture!

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