Banana Bread

Prep Time: 
30 mins
Cook Time: 
30-60 mins
1 Loaf
Ingredients: 
285g/10oz
Plain flour
1 Tsp
Bicarbonate of soda
1/2 Tsp
Salt
110g/4oz
Butter, plus extra for greasing
225g/8oz
Caster Sugar
2
Eggs
4
Ripe bananas, mashed
85ml/3fl oz
ButterMilk
1Tsp
Vanilla Extract
Method: 
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.

  2. Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt into a large mixing bowl.

  3. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

  4. Add the eggs, mashed bananas, buttermilk and vanilla extract to the butter and sugar mixture and mix well. Fold in the flour mixture.

  5. Grease a 20cm x 12.5cm/8in x 5in loaf tin and pour the cake mixture into the tin.

  6. Transfer to the oven and bake for about an hour, or until well-risen and golden-brown.

  7. Remove from the oven and cool in the tin for a few minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely before serving.