Banana & Raspberry Bread

Banana & Raspberry Bread


If you’re looking for a perfect way to use up leftover bananas, think no further than this delicious recipe for banana bread. It’s dead easy to make and tastes great too. Raspberries are a great addition for a further burst of flavour and moisture. Serve warm straight from the oven or toasted with a slab of butter the next day. Don’t worry about the leftovers, it won’t be around for long…

You will need

  • 150g butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup of mashed bananas (approximately 2 large bananas)
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries (see notes)
  • Butter, to serve


Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease base and sides of a 7cm deep, 11cm x 21cm (base) loaf pan. Line with baking paper, allowing a 2cm overhang at both long ends.

Using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar until pale. Add egg, in 2 batches, beating well after each addition.

Stir in banana. Sift flour and baking powder over banana mixture. Add milk. Stir with a wooden spoon until combined. Carefully fold in raspberries.

Spoon mixture into loaf pan. Smooth surface. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Lift onto a wire rack to cool completely. Cut into 10 even slices.

Enjoy xxxx

This recipe is compliments of Kim Meredith – Super Food Ideas.

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  1. May 29, 2014 / 7:00 am

    never heard about this combo before: banana & strawberry, sounds yummy 🙂 need to try it out

    • May 29, 2014 / 11:17 am

      the combo is surprisingly good! a pith raspberries are so expensive here at the moment. let me know if you make it 🙂 x

    • May 29, 2014 / 11:16 am

      You should try it Joanne. sending you a big virtual slice in the meantime xxx

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