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Banana Loaf

By debbiepannell (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 5 out of 5.5 ratings
  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 10
A banana tea time treat.


  • 75g butter, softened
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 medium ripe bananas
  • A few drops of vanilla extract
  • 200g plain flour
  • 2 heaped tsp baking powder
  • 100g mixed walnut pieces
  • 900g loaf tin, lightly greased and lined


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 180c/350f gas mark 4, then cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy before beating in the eggs.
  • STEP 2
    Peel and mash the bananas with a fork. Beat the mash into the mixture, adding a few drops of vanilla extract. Sieve the flour and baking powder, fold into the mixture before adding the nuts.
  • STEP 3
    Spoon the mixture into the tin and smooth the top. Bake for 40-50 minutes until the loaf has risen and is golden. Cool the loaf for 10 minutes then turn out and cool on a wire rack. Slice and serve.
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