Super Scrummy Banana Loaf

By popular demand, please find my Super Scrummy Banana Loaf recipe.  It is something I found in a magazine some time ago (I believe it may have been Sainsbury’s) but I cannot find it online, otherwise would post the link to original recipe here!  I think I have amended this recipe slightly from the original…

This loaf is not going to win any beauty parades, but it is a brilliantly flavoured, great tasting afternoon tea treat.  I would recommend with a cup of tea on a Sunday afternoon or a small slice for a yummy breakfast.  It is moist, aromatic, and light; perfect any time day or night!

Drum roll please…

Super scrummy Banana loaf

Ingredients

270g Light brown sugar

2 Large eggs

200g / 2 Bananas, mashed

275g Plain flour

1 Tsp Baking powder

1 Tsp Ground cinnamon

1 Tsp Ground ginger

140g Unsalted butter or Stork

 

Method

1)   Pre-heat the oven to 140 degrees (fan assisted) or 160 degrees
(conventional)

2)   Grease with stork and line loaf tin with grease proof paper

3)   Whisk sugar and eggs for 5-8 minutes, until they double in size to a
mousse like mixture (this is best done with a free standing or hand
held electric whisk, alternatively it is a hell of a workout for your
arms!)

4)   Mash bananas, add and combine with metal spoon

5)   Sieve in dry ingredients and combine with metal spoon

6)   Melt butter/stork in the microwave on high heat for 30 seconds,
remove and stir until all butter has completed dissolved to liquid

7)   Using a spatula encourage the batter into the loaf tin

8)   Bake on the middle shelf for 1hr 20m

9)   Cool on rack in tin for 10 minutes, then remove and cool entirely

Why not give it a whirl and tell me what you think?  Perhaps even post your pictures?

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