Hi all,

And welcome back to my blog!

I am back after a long, long break with a sweet and easy Banana and walnut bread. I make this loaf often as it is perfect in the morning with a cup of tea or coffee.

Here are the ingredients:

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  • 100g softened butter, plus a little extra for greasing if you are not using the parchment paper
  • 140g caster sugar
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 225g plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 4 small very ripe bananas or 3 big ones
  • 85g chopped walnuts and some walnut halves for decorating
  • 50ml milk or water
 Method:
    1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Grease a 2lb loaf tin with some butter or cover with baking parchment.

    2. In a bowl, mix together the soft butter, sugar and egg.

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3. In another bowl mix the flour and baking powder

4. Peel and mash the bananas.

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5. Now mix everything together, including the chopped nuts.

6. Pour your mixture into the tin and lay the walnut halves on top.

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7. Bake for 1 hr until a skewer comes out clean.

8. Allow the cake to cool on a wire rack before removing from the loaf tin.

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Hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I do.  Please let me know your comments below.

Adina XO

 

 

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