This easy banana bread recipe contains ingredients that you will more than likely have in your cupboard already – perfect for those times when you’re expecting visitors to pop in but have got nothing in the house except from overripe bananas. What’s more, a piece of moist and delicious banana bread is irresistible to most!
- 125g butter or margarine
- 1 cup castor sugar (white or brown sugar is okay though)
- 2 cups flour
- 2 eggs
- 3 large bananas, mashed
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
- 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 1 tsp baking powder
- Preheat oven to 180°C
- Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs one at a time and beat well.
- Add bananas and vanilla and fold in dry ingredients.
- Bake in a greased loaf tin for 45 minutes.
- Grate an apple or pear or some carrot as well and put in the mixture.
Grate an apple or pear or some carrot as well and put in the mixture.