easiest banana bread

  • 4 medium ripe bananas (1½ cups mashed)
  • ½ cup (125ml) light-flavoured extra virgin olive oil 
  • 3 eggs
  • 1½ cups (265g) brown sugar 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 1½ cups (225g) self raising (self-rising) flour 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Place the bananas in a bowl and mash with a fork. Add the oil, eggs, sugar and vanilla and mix to combine. Add the flour and cinnamon and mix until combined.
  2. Pour into a 21cm x 10cm loaf tin lined with non-stick baking paper. Bake for 1 hour – 1 hour 10 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. 
  3. Allow to stand in the tin for 5 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely. Serves 10
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Katherine Herman

Best babana bread recipe I have ever used. Baked 3 times now with the same fantastic results each time. I cut it up and freeze 10 pieces. It keeps its moisture and flavour after defrosting. Yum!

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