Banana and cherry loaf

Banana and cherry loaf


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About this recipe: This lovely freezer-friendly banana and cherry loaf is incredibly tasty and best served sliced, warm or cold.


Serves: 8 

  • 110g butter
  • 110g golden caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 200g self raising flour
  • 150g ripe bananas, mashed
  • 150g glace cherries
  • 40g chopped walnuts

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Extra time:1hr30min cooling  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 900g loaf tin and line with baking parchment.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and the sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift in the flour and add the fruit and nuts. Stir well to mix. Spoon into the prepared loaf tin and smooth the top.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 90 minutes. Slice and serve.

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I put sultanas and nuts in as I didn't have cherries. It turned out really well! - 06 May 2015

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