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Banana bread 

Banana bread works best with over ripe bananas which you might be thinking about throwing away.

Method (makes 1 loaf)

  • Preheat the oven to 160ºC and line a loaf tin with baking paper. 
  • Cream the butter with the sugar in a bowl or in a food processor. 
  • Add the eggs one at a time and then the vanilla. 
  • If it curdles, add a handful of the flour. 
  • Fold in the flour and mashed banana (this can all be done in a food processor until smooth).
  • Pour the mixture into the loaf tin. 
  • Bake for 1 hour and check that it is cooked through by skewering the centre and seeing if it comes out clean. 
  • This cake will keep for a few days in an airtight container.  
  • You can add chopped walnuts or chocolate drops before baking for variation.


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  • 2 Ripe bananas, mashed
  • 170g Golden caster suger
  • 170 g Unsalted butter
  • 170g Self raising flour
  • 3 Large eggs
  • ¼ tsp Vanilla paste or a few drops of vanilla extract


  • Energy: 296.3 Kcal
  • Protein: 4.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.2g
  • of which sugars: 20.3g
  • Fat: 16.3g
  • Fibre: 0.7g
  • Salt: 0.2g

Approx. nutritional figures per slice 

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