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Banana Bread


Recipe Info

  • Yield : 1 loaf
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:15 h


  • 2-3 very ripe bananas, peeled
  • 80g cup melted butter
  • 250g sugar (can easily use 190g, or drop it down to125g if you want it less sweet)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 375g plain flour
  • pinch of salt


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 175°C, and butter a 10cm x 20cm loaf pan.

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork until smooth. Stir the melted butter into the mashed bananas.

Step 3

Mix in the baking soda and salt. Stir in the sugar, beaten egg, and vanilla essence. Mix in the flour.

Step 4

Pour the batter into your prepared loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes check at 50 minutes at 175°C, or until a tester inserted into the centre comes out clean.

Step 5

Remove from oven and cool completely on a rack. Remove the banana bread from the pan. Slice and serve.

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