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250 g softened butter 1 ½ cups castor sugar 2 teaspoon vanilla essence 6 large eggs at room temperature 4 cups flour 4 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup full cream milk 4 freshly mashed bananas together with 2 tablespoon lemon juice to preserve & prevent darkening & also enhance the flavour of the bananas. 1 teaspoon grated lemon / orange rind ½ cup chopped pecan OR almond nuts (keep 2 tablespoon aside for sprinkling)
1. Prepare two long bread loaf tins with spray & cook. 2. Heat oven to 175c. 3. Beat butter, sugar & vanilla essence with an electric mixer until creamy & fluffy. 4. Add eggs one at a time & continue to beat in well. 5. Add mashed preserved bananas & beat in well. 6. Gradually add in flour whilst equally adding a little bit of milk at a time until fully combined into a thick creamy batter. 7. Lastly add the chopped nuts & leave some for decorating. 8. Carefully pour into greased loaf tins, sprinkle with chopped nut & rind & then bake at 175c for 30 minutes or until fluffy & golden brown. 9. Glaze with 2 tablespoon melted honey.
INFO & TIPS
No.1 rule for a good banana loaf is to use fresh bananas, not only when it’s ripe to do so. Ripe bananas turn brown easily & doesn’t look to pleasing to the eye!
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