Susie's banana loaf
Slice up this definition of a beautiful banana loaf.
- 100g unsalted butter, softened
- 100g brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 200g plain flour
- 100g self-raising flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 large, or 3 small, mashed ripe bananas
- 50ml (one small tub) of plain yoghurt (I sometimes add more yoghurt if I want a slightly denser cake)
Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Centigrade.
Beat the butter and sugar together until creamy. Then slowly beat in the egg.
In another bowl, gently mix together the bananas and the yoghurt, but don't over-stir.
In a third bowl, mix the two flours and baking powder together.
Add the dry ingredients and the banana mixture alternately to the butter and sugar mix. Combine well but again don't over-stir.
Spoon the mixture into a greased loaf pan.
Bake at 190 degrees Centigrade for 50 minutes or until golden brown. Test with a skewer to check the middle is baked.
Best served warm, and then stored in a fridge, although it shouldn't last long!
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Note: the images used to illustrate the recipes above are stock photographs