Banana, carrot and courgette loaf

    1 hour 15 min

    Three of the best cakes combined into one! A classic banana loaf cake is given a twist with the addition of grated carrots and courgette. Bake this in a loaf, or try muffins.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 80g butter, melted
    • 3 very ripe bananas, mashed
    • 70g grated carrot
    • 70g grated courgette
    • 110g caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 300g plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1 pinch of salt
    • 50g chopped walnuts or pecans

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Butter and flour a large loaf tin.
    2. Combine melted butter, bananas, carrot and courgette in a large bowl. Beat in sugar, egg and vanilla.
    3. Sift together flour, bicarb, nutmeg and salt. Add to banana mixture. Fold in nuts. Tip mixture into prepared tin.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the centre of loaf comes out clean, 60 to 75 minutes.

    To make muffins

    If making muffins, bake for 20 to 30 minutes. Let cool in tin for 5 minutes, then cool completely on a wire rack.

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    REALLY yummy. Both my husband and I loved it. This is a miracle for my hubby as he's pretty picky with homemade cakes! It was incredibly crumbly, but we're not opposed to getting in a mess with our grub :oD I just left out the salt, but I always do when I cook cakes . . .  -  17 Jan 2016