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Banana Bread Recipe

Banana bread is our fail safe recipe for using up old bananas and it's something we make every couple of weeks without fail.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Afternoon Tea, Snack
Cuisine: British
Keyword: baking, banana cake


  • 300 g plain flour
  • pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 75 g butter or margarine
  • 100 g sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 bananas - the riper the better!
  • 15 ml lemon juice


  • Grease a loaf tin and preheat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas 5
  • Sift the dry ingredients
  • Cream the margarine and sugar and then gradually add the eggs.
  • Mash the banana and lemon juice.
  • Mix everything together and pour into the loaf tin.
  • Bake for 55 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.