Camping recipes: Banana and chocolate chip cake

By: Macca, Photography by: Macca

This moreish banana and chocolate chip cake is best served with a hot cuppa and roaring campfire.

Camping recipes: Banana and chocolate chip cake
Perfect with a cuppa!


• 125g butter, melted

• cup white sugar

• 2 eggs

• 3 ripe bananas

• 1 cup Chocolate Chips

• 2 tsp vanilla essence

• 2 tbsp milk

• ½ tsp bicarb soda

• 1.5 cups self-raising flour, sifted


Preheat oven to 190°C, or get some good coals going for your camp oven. Cream butter and sugar in a bowl until it turns a light colour. Gradually add beaten eggs and mix till well combined. Mash banana with vanilla essence. Mix bicarb soda in a cup with the milk.

Add all of the rest of the ingredients except the chocolate, and beat until well combined. Fold the chocolate pieces into the mixture.

Pour mixture into a greased and lined loaf tin or camp oven and bake for 45 minutes (less in the camp oven) or until cake springs back from a touch in the middle. Turn out onto a cake rack to cool.

This recipe and much more appeared in Camper Trailer Australia #113 2017. Subscribe today for the latest caravan reviews and news every month!