Best banana bread

Best banana bread


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About this recipe: One of the best banana bread recipes out there! Makes two small loaves, delicious to have with some tea or ice cream!

icestar Western Cape, South Africa

Makes: 2 loaf cakes

  • 110g butter
  • 220g brown sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 250g plain flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 120ml milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease two 1 lb loaf tins.
  2. Cream butter with sugar. Add in the egg, mix, then add the banana and mix well. It may look very lumpy and weird but it is normal.
  3. Sift flour, baking powder, bicarb, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt together in a separate bowl.
  4. Add flour mixture to the wet mixture. Also add in the milk and vanilla.
  5. Pour into tins and bake for around 45 minutes, or till a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.


You may be worried because it is taking a long time and not cooking but it will get there.

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