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Banana and Nut Buns


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 60m


  • 5 oz (140g )plain flour
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 oz (55g) butter or margarine ,at room temperature
  • 6 oz (170g) caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • about 3 medium bananas ,mashed
  • 2 oz (55g) chopped pecans
  • 3 fl oz (85ml) milk


Step 1

Preheat a 375°F/190°C/Gas 5 oven. Grease a bun tray.

Step 2

Sift the flour and baking powder into a small bowl. Set aside.

Step 3

With an electric mixer, cream the butter or margarine and sugar together. Add the egg and vanilla and beat until fluffy. Mix in the banana.

Step 4

Add the pecans. With the mixer on low speed. beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk.

Step 5

Spoon the mixture into the prepared bun cups, filling them two-thirds full. Bake until golden brown and a skewer inserted into the centre of the bun comes out clean, 20-25 minutes.

Step 6

Let cool in the tray on a wire rack for 10 minutes. To loosen, run a knife gently around each bun and unmould onto the wire rack. Let cool 10 minutes longer before serving.

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