Banana Bread

16/11/2017


Ingredients

  • 5 tbsp (75 ml) sunflower oil
  • ½ cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla essence
  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ½ tsp (2,5 ml) bicarbonate of soda
  • ¾ cup (180 ml) lukewarm low-fat or fat-free milk
  • 1½ cups (375 ml) cake flour
  • ½ cup (125 ml) wholewheat flour
  • ½ tsp (2,5 ml) baking powder

Method

Preheat oven to 180 °C. Lightly grease a 1,5 litre bread tin.

Beat the oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla and stir in bananas.

Dissolve bicarb in milk and stir into the egg mixture.

Place the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl and stir in the egg mixture.

Spoon batter into the bread tin and bake for about 40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Allow to cool on a cooling rack.


Notes

Add 1 tsp ground nutmeg and 1 tbsp ground cinnamon or mixed spice to the batter.