Coconut Banana Cake


1 1/2 cup plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla essence
3/4 cup + 2 tbsp fresh grated coconut
2 tbsp chopped almonds


  1. Preheat the oven to 190 degree celcius. Grease a cake tin with butter and dust with flour.
  2. Combine together plain flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a mixing bowl and keep it aside.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla essence.
  4. Add mashed bananas to this and mix well. Add coconut and mix well.
  5. Add the flour mixture to this slowly and mix well.
  6. Pour this batter to the prepared cake tin and spread evenly.
  7. Sprinkle 2 tbsp coconut and chopped almonds on top and bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes – 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Remove it from the oven and let it cool for 10-15 minutes and then place onto a wire rack and let them cool completely..Cut into pieces and serve…

Recipe Source: Sanaa’s Recipe Notebook

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