Banana Bread

banana bread

Banana Bread

If you realise your bananas have gone brown and spotty here is an excellent recipe that needs them to be very ripe


200g self-raising flour
1/4 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
1/2 teaspoon of salt
75g butter
150g castor sugar
2 eggs, beaten
450g (about 3 large) bananas


Mush the overripe bananas in their own bowl

mushing banana

Mix the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt in a bowl
Cream the butter and sugar together
Add the eggs a little at a time alternately with the flour

baking banana bread
Stir in the remaining flour and the bananas
( chopped walnuts and or sultanas can be added at this point if you like)
Tip into a 2lb loaf tin, greased and lined with grease proof paper

banana bread tin
Bake for 11/4 hours at 180 Degrees C, gas mark 4
Tip out, remove the paper

banana bread cooking
Cool on a wire rack
Serve cut into slices and spread with butter

Once cool wrap in foil and keep for 24 hours before eating for an extra flavoursome treat.

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