Banana bread

Makes 12 slices



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1/3 cup sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 4 soft bananas, mashed

  • 1 cup self-raising flour

  • 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour

  • ½ cup reduced-fat milk

  • 1 tsp bicarbonate soda



  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and line a loaf tin with baking paper.

  2. Combine oil, sugar, and mashed bananas in a large bowl.

  3. Add flours and mix well until combined.

  4. In a cup dissolve bicarbonate of soda into milk. Add to mixture, mix until combined.

  5. Pour into a loaf tin and bake for 50 minutes or until golden brown.



Add some berries or dried fruit for extra flavour and fibre or make banana muffins by pouring mixture into a lined muffin tray and bake for 25 minutes.

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