Banana Bread

Schools food heritage project 2018

Claire Meenaghan, Cahergal NS, Aged 11

Banana Bread
Claire Meenaghan

The goal today is to make Banana Bread.  I hope  you enjoy this recipe:

You will need

  1. 4 very ripe bananas
  2. 225g (8oz) of self raising flour
  3. 200g (7oz) golden caster sugar
  4. 100g (4oz) butter melted
  5. 2 large eggs
  6. 1 teaspoon baking powder


  1.  Preheat the oven to 150 degrees centigrade/300 degrees Fahrenheit/Gas Mark 2.
  2. Line a 900ml 1 ½ pint non-stick loaf tin with non-stick baking paper
  3. Put the bananas roughly chopped into a food processor.
  4. Add the self-raising flour, caster sugar, butter, eggs and baking powder.
  5. Mix until evenly combined
  6. Spoon the mixture into the lined loaf tin and bake for 1 ¼ hours until risen and firm to the touch.
  7. Leave to rest for 15 minutes before turning out of the tin
  8. Cut into slices and serve warm or cold.


Original handwritten recipe

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