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Banana Bread

A much enjoyed recipe for a fail safe banana bread …. Also an ideal way to use up those unwanted brown banana’s.

Banana bread


  • 75 grams butter
  • 125 grams light brown musacadow sugar
  • 2 large organic eggs, lightly beaten
  • 175 grams plain flour
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 2 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • * (optional 50 grams of coarsely chopped walnuts, pecans, chocolate chip or glazed cherries)


Preheat the oven to 175C

Grease a bread tin or a heart shaped container

Have all the ingredients ready at room temperature

Beat together the butter and sugar at high speed for a couple of minutes until the mixture becomes light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the egg a little at the time.

Mix together in a separate bowl the flour, salt, baking powder and bicarbonate soda.

Beat in the flour mixture into the butter/sugar/egg mixture, until it resembles the consistency of brown sugar.

Fold in until just combined the mashed bananas and the optional ingredients if wanted.

Transfer to a buttered tin, bake in the oven for 50-60 minutes, check by inserting a skewer in the middle of the cake, if the skewer comes out clean, it is ready.