Best Ever Banana Bread

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Jul. 03, 2015

Banana bread is a classic, so why not bake it with the kids? Try out Michael Underwood's recipe for this family favourite that combines the wonderful flavours of banana and cinnamon.


Walnuts 110 Gram
Plain flour 230 Gram
Granulated sugar 150 Gram
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Bicarbonate of soda 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
Eggs 2 Large
Unsalted butter 110 Gram
Ripe bananas 500 Gram
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon



1. Preheat the oven to 180 C.

2. Grease a loaf tin with butter. Coat with flour.



3. Toast walnuts and set them aside.

4. Sift flour in a bowl. Add sugar, cinnamon, bicarbonate of soda, salt and toasted walnuts. Combine.

5. Slice bananas. Add softened butter, eggs and vanilla extract. Mash with fork.

6. Fold bananas with flour.

7. Pour the batter in the loaf tin and bake the bread for one hour.

8. Cool down for a little bit.



9. Dust with icing sugar. Slice and serve.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 443Calories from Fat 189

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.8%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 172 mg7.17%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 27 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet