Our Favourite Kid-Approved Banana Bread Recipe

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Our favourite banana bread recipe

We call this ‘banana cake bread’ in our house because one of my daughters thinks it’s a bread and the other thinks it’s a cake – the art of compromise! Either way, this is our favourite kid-approved banana bread recipe and gets snapped up in no time!

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This banana bread recipe is perfect for lunchboxes or bake sales, and is easily doubled. In fact, I usually make two at a time and freeze one for another day.

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Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb very ripe bananas
  • 8oz (225g) self-raising white flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 4oz (110g) butter
  • 6oz (170g) castor sugar
  • 4oz (110g) sultanas or raisins
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten with a fork

Method:

  1. Line a loaf tin with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 170ºC for a fan oven
  2. Sieve the flour and salt into a bowl, rub in the butter then add the sugar and sultanas/raisins.
  3. Mash the bananas with a fork and add to the bowl along with the eggs. Mix the ingredients well and pour the mixture into the lined tin.
  4. Place in the oven and bake for 1½ hours. Cool before removing from the tin. Keeps well for days in an air-tight container.

Courtesy of food writer Judy Kavanagh © The Cook Club 2008

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Have you tried this banana bread recipe yet? What did you think? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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