Banana loaf

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recipe by Rebecca Redman

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    547

We get through several of these loaves everyday in the bakery. Try to use very ripe bananas for a sweeter, richer cake. You can also sue light muscovado sugar, making the cake even more moist and rich.

recipe updated 7 Jun 2019

Ingredients

  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar
    270g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    100g
  • Banana icon
    Banana
    200g
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    280g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    5g
  • Bicarbonate of soda icon
    Bicarbonate of soda
    5g
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    3g
  • Ground ginger icon
    Ground ginger
    2g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    140g

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand Mixer
  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Stand mixer bowl
  • kCook icon Cake pans

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside banana: peeled & mashed
  2. Prep and set aside plain flour: sifted
  3. Prep and set aside baking powder: sifted
  4. Prep and set aside bicarbonate of soda: sifted
  5. Prep and set aside ground cinnamon: ground
  6. Prep and set aside ground ginger: ground
  7. Prep and set aside unsalted butter: melted
  8. Pre-heat - 170°C, medium heat
  9. Line in cake tin then set aside
  10. Get a clean stand mixer bowl
  11. Add light brown sugar
  12. Add egg
  13. Beat together until well combined - paddle attachment
  14. Add prepared banana
  15. Beat well until completely mixed - paddle attachment
  16. Add prepared plain flour
  17. Add prepared baking powder
  18. Add prepared bicarbonate of soda
  19. Add prepared ground cinnamon
  20. Add prepared ground ginger
  21. Mix thoroughly until completely mixed - paddle attachment
  22. Add prepared unsalted butter
  23. Beat gently until completely mixed - paddle attachment
  24. Pour in cake tin
  25. Smooth carefully until smooth
  26. Bake until firm - approx 1 hr
  27. Let cool carefully on round wire rack until completely cool and turn off heat
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