The Best Banana Bread

Yields: 10 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 20 Mins Cook Time: 1 Hr Total Time: 1 Hr 20 Mins

This has to be the BEST banana bread I have ever tasted.  It is very easy to make with perfect results every time… a perfect breakfast!


0/9 Ingredients
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0/5 Instructions
  • Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas mark 4.
  • In a large bowl cream the butter and sugar together until you have a light and fluffy mixture. Mix in the eggs, mashed bananas, buttermilk and vanilla extract.
  • Sift in the flour, salt and bicarbonate of soda and fold into the mixture.
  • Grease a 20cm x 12.5cm/8in x 5in loaf tin and pour in the cake mixture.
  • Place in the oven and bake for an hour or until risen and golden brown. Remove from the oven and cool in the tin for 5 minutes then place on a wire rack to cool completely before serving. Enjoy.


  • Make sure to use over-ripe bananas and the right size cake tin.
  • If you do not have buttermilk you can use normal milk mixed with 1 ½ tsp of lemon juice or vinegar.

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