Add eggs a one at a time, beating between each addition.
Add bananas and beat again.
Stir in the flour, bicarbonate of soda and nuts.
Put in the prepared tin and bake for about 1 and 1/4 hours at 180 C / Gas 4 until well risen and firm. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool.
Front of roasting oven on grid shelf on floor of oven. After 20 minutes place cold plain shelf on second runners avove and cook for a further 20-25 mins or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Transfer to simmering oven if brown on top but not cooked in the centre.
I loved this recipie.
One tip I have is to put foil over the top until the last half hour, it stops it's burning too much on the top.
I also added slightly more bananas and some cinnamon. - 22 May 2014