Banana Bread

per serving

Serves 10

Don’t throw away those overripe bananas, they are perfect for this healthier option sweet treat.


1 hr 20 mins



Tags: tea, afternoon tea, party

Nutritional Information

299 k/cals per serving


Frylight Cooking Spray

285g plain flour

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 

½ tsp salt

110g butter 

225g caster sugar 

2 free-range eggs 

4 ripe bananas, mashed (the riper the better)

85ml buttermilk 

1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  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. Spray a 20cm x 12.5cm loaf tin well with Frylight. 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.