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Banana bread

 35 ratings

Prep Time:25 mins

Cooking Time:60 mins

Serves:10 Adults


Banana bread

This bread is a tasty treat with the naturally sweet flavours from the banana, and this recipe is suitable for allergy sufferers.

About this recipe

This recipe was adapted from the Allergy NI cookbook "Parties, Picnics & Packed Lunches"


  • 60g / 2 oz. of dairy-free margarine
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 50g / 2 oz. of brown sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 188g / 6 ½ oz. of plain flour
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed


  1. Preheat the oven to 160⁰C / 325⁰C / Gas Mark 3
  2. Cream the butter and sugar, using an electric whisk
  3. Add the beaten egg and beat until the mixture is light and fluffy
  4. Add the flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder and mix well
  5. Add the mashed bananas to the cake mixture
  6. Grease a loaf tin and sprinkle a little four into the base, pour in the cake mixture
  7. Bake in the oven for 60 to 70 minutes or until a skewer pierces the cake and comes out clean

What you will need

  • Chopping board
  • Kitchen scales
  • Large loaf tin
  • Masher
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spatula
  • Whisk

Serving suggestions

Serve with a cup of hot tea or coffee after lunch or dinner

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