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What you’ll need

oil

125ml auzure Canola Oil

caster sugar

1 cup caster sugar

eggs

2 eggs

sour cream

250ml sour cream

vanilla essence

1 teaspoons vanilla essence

flour

1 ⅔ cups The Healthy Baker Plain Flour

baking soda

1 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda

bananas mashed

225g ripe banana, mashed

poppy seeds

4 teaspoons for decoration

Cream Cheese Icing

cream cheese

200g cream cheese, at room temperature

butter

4 tablespoons butter, softened

icing sugar

1 cup icing sugar, sifted

lemon

1 lemon (zest and juice)

1

Preheat oven to 180C and grease and line a 20x30cm slice tin.

2

Beat the oil and sugar together until smooth, add the eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition.

3

Stir in the sour cream and vanilla paste.

4

Sift the flour and bicarbonate of soda into the batter, add the poppy seeds and banana and stir until combined.

5

Transfer to the slice tin and bake for 20 minutes or until the slice is cooked through. Let cool completely.

6

For the cream cheese icing, combine all ingredients in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat until light and fluffy.

7

Spread over the banana slice and using the back of a spoon, smooth over completely.

8

Let cool in the fridge until the icing firms up then cut into slices.