Banana Bread

30 Aug

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Ever since I worked at a hotel during uni summers and tasted banana bread for the first time I became a little obsessed!

My first attempt at making a loaf and it turned out to be quite a success…

INGREDIENTS

285g plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
½ tsp salt
110g, plus a little extra for greasing
225g caster sugar
2 eggs
4 bananas, mashed
85ml buttermilk (or normal milk mixed with 1½ tsp lemon juice)
1 tsp vanilla extract

METHOD

1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4

2. Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt into a large mixing bowl.

3. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

4. Add the eggs, mashed bananas, buttermilk and vanilla extract to the butter and sugar mixture and mix well. Fold in the flour mixture.

5. Grease a 20cm x 12.5cm/8in x 5in loaf tin and pour the cake mixture into the tin.

6. Transfer to the oven and bake for about an hour, or until well-risen and golden-brown.

7. Remove from the oven and cool in the tin for a few minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely before serving.

8. ENJOY!

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2 Responses to “Banana Bread”

  1. mydearbakes August 31, 2013 at 5:45 am #

    Great recipe! Thanks for sharing! =)

    • sarataggart August 31, 2013 at 6:04 am #

      You’re most welcome! Hope you enjoy it as much as I did xx

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