Banana and walnut loaf

Suitable for vegetarians


This bread is a sweet treat with some unexpected twists like its rich and nutty flavour courtesy of the banana, honey and walnut.


Ingredients - Serves 12 Adults

  • 75g / 2½ oz. of low-fat, soft margarine
  • 75g / 2½ oz. of caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 225g / 8 oz. of plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 4 medium ripe bananas
  • 50g / 2 oz. of chopped walnuts
  • 1 medium egg

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas mark 4
  2. Beat the egg and add to the margarine and sugar in a large mixing bowl
  3. Sift in the flour
  4. Whisk the mixture quickly
  5. In a separate bowl, mash the bananas with a fork
  6. Add the bananas and the walnuts and mix again
  7. Put the dough into a loaf tin and smooth off the top
  8. Bake the loaf in the middle of the oven for just under an hour
  9. You’ll know the bread is ready when the loaf rises and when a skewer or knife put into the loaf comes out clean

Serving Suggestions

A half slice is perfect with a cup of tea after lunch or dinner

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Don’t be tempted to add butter or jam as this bread is already sweet!

Banana and walnut loaf
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Serves

12 Adults

12 Adults

Preparation Time

10 Minutes

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

60 Minutes

60 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

Utensils Needed

Large Loaf Tin, Mixing Bowl, Sieve, Whisk

Large Loaf TinMixing BowlSieveWhisk
1/12 of the recipe contains
Energy
904kj
216kcal
11%
Fat
8.8g
13%
Saturates
1.5g
8%
Sugars
16g
18%
Salt
0.3g
5%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (77g)
Energy1174Kj 904Kj
280Kcal 216Kcal
Fat11.4g 8.8g
(of which saturates)1.9g 1.5g
Carbohydrate38.6g 29.7g
(of which sugars)20.8g 16g
Fibre2.3g 1.8g
Protein4.7g 3.6g
Salt0.4g 0.3g

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