Eggless Banana Ragi Cake Recipe | Banana Cake with Oil Recipe

When Life offers you Overripe Bananas, without a second thought bake this delectable Eggless Banana Ragi Cake.

How do I sooth my cravings during this lockdown.Yeah I love baking..It’s more fun when I bake with my sister.
7th Sunday since the lockdown has begun.As usual we were up by 7am, time for bed tea.Morning vibes were enthralled by the cup of ginger tea and good music in my balcony.
While sipping tea, Gypsy girl said “Hey,I just miss a slice of banana cake, it would be perfect pairing! What you say? ” Agreeing with her I replied “Indeed! Let’s bake a banana cake for our evening tea. What you say now?”
The Gypsy girl sprang from her chair and gave me a warm hug.

Eggless Banana Ragi Cake Recipe

Things to take care while baking this cake !

I have used Ragi flour & whole wheat flour in 50:50 ratio. You can use in 40:60 too.

I use cold pressed Coconut Oil . I have tried this recipe with Olive oil , that works . You can use any vegetable oil of your choice.

You may like to try this Lebanese Turmeric Cake Recipe.

Banana that works Best for this Eggless Banana Cake Recipe

Always use overripe bananas. They may not impress you by their look. As the peel turns to black and fruit became soggy .

But they actually boast higher vitamin C and antioxidant levels. It is easier to digest.

Overripe Bananas gives the best result in baking. Even you can use them to make moist & soft pancakes.
Next time don’t throw Bananas when they are no more appealing . Make a Banana Cake instead !
I have used 300 gm Banana , the weight is after peeling the skin. I took around 6 small Bananas. It’s better to keep a kitchen weighing  Scale for your culinary purpose.

Cool and Chill 😎

Let it Cool Completely after you bake the cake. It is very important to leave the cake in tin for 15-20 minutes after baking.

I know it’s the toughest thing to ask .
Next take out the cake from the tin carefully and let it cook at room temperature.This Cake is soft & super moist.I am sure you will love it.

You can pair a slice with Ginger tea or Filter Kappi .Even I like with a cup of Oolong Tea.

Eggless Banana Ragi Cake

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Eggless Banana Ragi Cake Recipe | Millet Banana Cake Recipe
Course breakfast
Cuisine american
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
inch cake
Course breakfast
Cuisine american
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
inch cake
  1. Prepare a 7 inch cake tin .Grease with butter and dust a tablespoon of flour .
  2. Pre heat oven at 180 C for 10 minutes.
  3. Sift both flours , baking powder, baking soda and salt together.Dry mixture is ready.
  4. Beat bananas in a bowl for 3-4 minutes until you get a creamy smooth mixture. You can use a hand beater.
  5. Add sugar , oil and beat for another 30 seconds.
  6. Now add dry mixture to wet in 3 parts. Fold the batter using a wooden or rubber spatula.
  7. Pour the mixture to cake tin. Bake for 35-40 minutes until it’s done.
    Eggless Ragi Cake
  8. Follow toothpick test method. Insert a toothpick into the centre and it should come clean if the cake is done.
  9. Once it’s done, let the cake rest in the tin for 15 minutes before you unmold .
Recipe Notes

I have taken thin slices of banana and placed on top of the batter before baking it. It’s an optional step. Just to make it more appealing.

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