Today’s recipe was given to me by a friend almost 30 years ago and over the years it has stood the test of time as a quick and easy recipe for an all time favourite. Once referred to as ‘cake’, these days it’s most likely referred to as ‘bread’. Who decided banana cake was bread anyway? Yes, I know. One is moist and sweet, the other slightly dry and not so sweet. But as Juliet argued in William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet;
‘What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other word would smell as sweet.’.
So, call it whatever you like. I love this recipe, it’s versatile enough to be either. Ice it and call it cake, or leave it naked and call it bread, it doesn’t really matter because it’s yummy either way.