Easy banana bread recipe


½ cup (125g) butter, softened

1 cup (250g) sugar

3 medium-sized ripe bananas, mashed

2 extra-large eggs½ cup (125ml) milk

1 tsp (5ml) vanilla essence

2 cups (300g) flour½ tsp (3ml) baking powder

Pinch bicarbonate of soda

Pinch salt


Grease and line a 20cm x 8cm loaf pan

Cream butter and sugar together

Add banana and mix well

Whisk eggs, milk and vanilla essence together and add to banana mixture

Sieve flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt together

Mix banana mixture and dry ingredients together into a smooth batter

Pour batter into prepared pan and bake at 180°C for 40-50 minutes

Cool before slicing

Serve with a lashing of butter and a cup of tea

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