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Easy Banana Bread

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 356°F (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.


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