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Banana Loaf

An easy, soft and moist banana loaf cake for all the family.



Prep Time:


Cook Time:

40 min

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Banana Loaf Recipe

By: Jenny Allen

Make this easy, soft and moist banana loaf cake for all the family.
A cross between banana bread and drizzle cake, this quick bake recipe can be easily frozen* and is great for using overripe bananas.

Enjoy with a cuppa

* Freeze un-iced


  • 140g Butter
  • 140g Caster Sugar
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 140g Self Raising Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 Ripe Bananas
  • 50g Icing Sugar
  • 2-3 tsp Warm Water
  • Handfull of Dried Banana Chips

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Heat oven to 180C/ 160C Fan/Gas 4.

Step 2

Butter a 2lb loaf tin and line the bases and sides with baking parchment.

Step 3

Cream 140g softened butter with the 140g caster sugar until light and fluffy, then slowly add 2 beaten eggs with a little of the 140g flour..

Step 4

Fold in the remaining flour, 1 tsp baking powder and 2 mashed bananas..

Step 5

Pour into the tin and bake for around 35 minutes, until a skewer comes out clean.

Step 6

Cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then remove to a wire rack.

Step 7

Mix 50g icing sugar with 2-3 tsp water to make a runny icing.

Step 8

Drizzle the icing across the top of the cake and decorate with a handful of banana chips..