Save your ripened bananas from the bin
and try your hand at Moonira’s delicious banana bread recipe:
9oz self-raising flour
6oz soft light brown sugar
3oz softened butter
2 eggs – lightly beaten
2 large or 4 small ripe bananas – mashed
(about 12oz unpeeled weight)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp grated nutmeg
2oz chopped walnuts
Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees/ 160 degrees fan oven/ Gas mark 4.
In a bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each time.
Beat in the mashed bananas, stirring well to combine.
Fold in dry ingredients then stir in the walnuts.
Pour into a greased and lined 2lb loaf tin.
Bake for one hour or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about 20 minutes in the tin before turning out onto a wire rack.
Cool completely before slicing.
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