Banana & Lemon Iced Squares


After seeing Selma @ Selma’s Table and Karinna @ Cheesy Biscuit make wonderful citrus flavour desserts, I just had to make me some.  This time however I introduced a new fruit into the mix ~ the banana.  I wasn’t sure how this recipe would come out but I was pleasantly surprised by the flavour combination.

It’s like a little tropical sunshine shines onto your palette when your eating your way through a spongy, sweet, soft square of deliciousness! 


Another very simple and quick bake.  Great to impress for when you have friends coming round for coffee or a sweet treat for the family.  I reduced the butter content and flour content so that you really get the fruits coming through.  I especially love the tang of the sharp lemon icing…


Hope you enjoy it!  I’m about to share some of it with my little nephew later on this afternoon.  Have a beautiful day, take care…much love D x


150g softened butter
1 large ripe banana
100g caster sugar
3 large eggs
200g self raising flour
1 tsp lemon extract
3 tbsp milk

For the icing

Juice of one lemon
5-6 tbsp of icing sugar



• Grease and line a deep rectangular dish and preheat oven to 180°c

• In a food processor blend the banana, butter and sugar together until it combines.  Stir in the lemon extract

• Crack in the eggs, put in the milk and give it another whizz.  Gradually add in the flour and mix until combined




• Empty out into the baking dish and level out using a spatula


• Bake for 30-35 minutes untilk golden brown specks appear and a skewer comes out clean when poked into the centre of the sponge


• Vigorously mix the icing sugar and lemon juice so that it becomes a smooth and sticky icing texture

• Once baked let the sponge cool down.  Top off with the icing using a spatula to cover the whole sponge



• With a sharp knife cut into squares


Serve on its own or with some ice cream…


61 thoughts on “Banana & Lemon Iced Squares

  1. You cook faster than I write – it is increadible how many recipes you post! There are always days and days inbetween where I do not get the chance to spend time online and then whenever I am back I find a feast on your blog! Wow!

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