• Caroline Murphy

Banana Bread

Recipe : Makes 1 x 2lb loaf tin


200g self raising flour

200g brown sugar

200g chopped dates

60g walnuts

180ml boiling water

60g butter

1 tsp salt

1 tsp breadsoda

2 bananas


  1. Grease a 2lb loaf tin and preheat your oven to 170 degrees

  2. In a bowl, combine the dates, butter, boiling water and sugar and allow your dates to soften and butter to melt

  3. Then, add your walnuts, egg, mashed banana ( just 1) and sift in your flour, salt and breadsoda.

  4. Stir to combine and once all mixed through transfer into your prepared tin.

  5. Peel and slice the second banana and arrange on top of the cake batter.

  6. Bake in your oven for 45 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.

  7. Delicious served slightly warm with a cup of tea

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