Banana Bread

I logged into Answer the Public recently and typed the words “banana bread” into the search bars. According to this free research tool, 119 questions have been asked online about banana bread. One of the most commonly asked questions was “How is banana bread made?” … Read on and let me tell you.

Chopped banana with syrup
Photo by Eiliv-Sonas Aceron on Unsplash

If you’re a fan of banana bread you might also like my wholemeal banana loaf, my oaty banana loaf or my banana and blueberry loaf. The later is my ultimate preference.

Hope you enjoy!

Amy x

Ingredients
60g butter/margarine, softened
50g caster sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla essence
240g self-raising flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
3 ripe bananas, mashed

Method
Grease a 2lb loaf tin. Preheat the oven to 180C.

Cream the butter/margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.

Beat in the egg, vanilla and half the flour.

Fold in banana, followed by the remaining flour, baking soda and cinnamon.

Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, covering with a foil lid if browning too quickly.