Try this delicious recipe at home, and invite a friend or neighbour around to share cake and a cuppa!

Moist banana cake


250g butter
1 cup caster sugar
2 tablespoons golden syrup
3 eggs, beaten
3 ripe bananas, mashed
2 cups self-raising flour
2 teaspoons ground ginger
¾ cup chopped pecan nuts
lemon icing (optional)


Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line a cake tin.
Cream butter, sugar and golden syrup, add eggs and mashed banana. Add sifted flour, ginger and pecans.
Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. When cold, ice with lemon icing.

For more great recipes like this one, see the Country Women’s Association Country Classics cookbook, published by Viking, 2018.