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5 from 7 votes

Banana Loaf

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Author: Baking with Granny


  • 2 Bananas (ripe)
  • 140 g Caster Sugar
  • 55 g Butter/Margarine
  • 1 Free-range Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 170 g Self-raising Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder


  • Pre-heat your oven to 190°c (170°c for a fan-assisted oven or Gas Mark 5) and grease & line a 2lb loaf tin with grease-proof paper.
  • In a large bowl, mash the bananas with a fork. Add the sugar, butter/margarine, egg & vanilla extract and mix until combined.
  • Gradually sift in the flour and baking powder, mixing until all combined.
  • Pour into your pre-lined loaf tin and smooth into the corners.
  • Bake in your pre-heated oven for 40 minutes until golden on top. Leave to cool in the loaf tin before serving in slices.