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Banana Bread August 11, 2010

Filed under: Bread — delishuss @ 8:22 pm
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225g/8oz plain flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 heaped teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

110g/4 0z caster sugar

1 egg, beaten

75ml/3fl oz sunflower oil

A few drops of vanilla essence

65g/2 ½ oz pecan nuts, chopped

4 medium-sized ripe bananas, mashed

Makes 1 loaf


  1. Sift the flour, salt, baking powder and cinnamon into a bowl and stir in the sugar.
  2. Mix in the egg, sunflower oil and vanilla essence but do not beat.
  3. Fold in the pecans and mashed bananas, using a fork. Again do not beat.
  4. Spoon into a lined 900g/2lb loaf tin and bake in an oven preheated to 180 C/350F/gas mark 4 for 50-60 minutes, until the loaf is golden brown and springs back when prodded gently with your finger.
  5. Leave in the tin for 10 minutes, and then turn out onto a wire rack to cool.

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