Seriously Good Banana Cake

A new approach to an old favourite that’s well worth trying. No-one will spot it has mayonnaise in it − just remember, it has been tested with this mayonnaise and can't be guaranteed with any other brand.

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  • 3/4 cup HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Mayonnaise
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 cup mashed bananas (about 2)
  • 2 cup(s) flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • Lemon Icing
  • 3 Tbsp HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
Seriously Good Banana Cake


  1. Place HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Mayonnaise, caster sugar, vanilla essence and bananas in a bowl, beat lightly to combine.
  2. Sift flour, cinnamon, baking soda and baking powder. Gently fold in to the mayonnaise mixture. If the mixture is a little stiff add 1 tablespoon water.
  3. Spread into a baking paper lined 20cm round cake tin. Bake at 170°C for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  4. Cool on a wire rack. Ice with lemon icing, store in an air-tight container.

Lemon Icing:

  1. Beat HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Mayonnaise with lemon rind, sifted icing sugar and a little water, until smooth and thick.

* This recipe has only been tested using HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Mayonnaise.

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