Saturday, January 19, 2008

Banana & Lime Cake (Low Fat)


Plain (all-purpose) flour 300g

Salt 1tsp

Baking powder 1 ½ tsp

Light muscovado sugar 175g

Lime rind, grated 1tsp

Medium egg, beaten 1

Medium banana, mashed with 1tbsp lime juice 1

Low-fat natural fromage frais (unsweetened yogurt) 150ml

Sultanas 115g


Reheat the oven to 180’c. Grease and line a deep cake baking tin with baking parchment.

Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a mixing bowl and stir in the sugar and lime rind.

Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add the egg, banana, fromage frais (yogurt) and sultanas. Mix well until thoroughly incorporated.

Spoon the mixture into the tin and smooth the surface. Bake for 40-45 minutes until firm to the touch or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Leave to coll for 10 minutes, then turn out on to a wire rack.

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