Banana Bread

Banana Cake
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Banana Bread

A Lighter Loaves recipe from our Lighter Baking recipe book

Servings 6


  • 100 g Self-raising flour
  • 100 ml semi skimmed milk
  • 25 g Half Spoon sugar
  • 25 g pecans chopped
  • 2 ripe small bananas
  • ½ tsp mixed spice


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C, fan oven 160°C, 350°F, gas mark 4.
  2. Place flour, sugar, spice and nuts in a mixing bowl.
  3. Mash the banana on a plate with a fork until mushy.
  4. Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture.
  5. Mix the banana and the milk together and pour into the flour mixture. Mix well.
  6. Pour the mixture into a loaf tin or the individual loaf tins
  7. Bake for 20-25minutes (35- 40 minutes for a larger loaf) or until firm to touch and golden brown and when a skewer is inserted in comes out clean.

Recipe Notes

TIP: Swap out the nuts for a handful of dried fruit or 1tbsp of dark chocolate chips.

The Lighter Baking Recipe Book is available in our Feelgood Pack

Tools & Utensils

71BYuAnO3HL. SL1500

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