Monday, 18 May 2009

Banana Loaf

Ever wondered what to do with those over ripe bananas? This is the perfect recipe to use them up. Eat it cold or warm with butter, or freeze it for a rainy day.


170g plain flour
75g butter
1 pinch salt
25g walnuts, chopped
4 ripe bananas, mashed
1tsp bicarbonate of soda
200g soft brown sugar
1tsp vanilla extract
1 egg beaten


Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/gas 4
Grease a 1lb loaf tin
mix the butter, sugar, egg, vanilla and mashed banana in a mixing bowl. Add the bicarbonate soda and salt and mix in the flour. Stir in the chopped walnuts
Pour into the tin and bake for 50 minutes-1 hour
Remove from the oven and cool.

Serve spread with butter

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