One of my favourite fruits is bananas – so versatile but, they have to be just right not too hard but not ripe enough that they are going brown like these eurgh 😝 I know, I know they are still fine bla bla bla …
Instead I decided to make banana bread, I’ve made it by other recipes and methods but they tend to have a lot more parts to them and so I was just looking for something simple and effective. I came across Mary Berry’s version from her ‘Baking Bible’ I pretty much followed the recipe (I do have a tendency to add or change odd bits if I don’t have the ingredients or fancy being a bit experimental) but this one I followed! I chucked it all in my beautiful kitchen aid 😍 beat it, put it in a tin and baked it … Easy peasy!
The smell is just the homeiest of smells, you walk in and immediately feel cosy and like you need to put the kettle on so … that is exactly what I’ll do, I’ll let you know how it tastes 👍🏻 or you tell me after you’ve made one… Just give the fruit bowl a check first 😉
Fancy making it? Here’s the recipe;
100g Softened Butter
175g Caster Sugar
2 Large Eggs
2 Ripe Bananas (mashed)
225g Self Raising Flour
1 tsp. Baking Powder
2 tbsp. Milk
1. Preheat the oven to 180C / Fan 160C / Gas 4.
2. Lightly grease a 2lb loaf tin, then line the base and sides with baking parchment
3. Measure all ingredients into a mixing bowl and beat for about 2 minutes, until well blended
4. Spoon the mixture into the tin and level the surface
5. Bake in the pre-heated oven for about 1 hour, until well risen and golden brown. A fine skewer inserted in the centre should come out clean if the loaf is ready.
6. Leave to cool in the tin for a few minutes, then turn out, peel of the parchment and finish cooling on a wire rack.
Lots of love x