Banana Bread

Do you want to impress your family with the best-ever banana bread?

This recipe makes the MOST DELICIOUS Banana Bread ever! Your family will be super-impressed with your efforts. Make everybody a nice cuppa while you serve-up this gorgeous loaf cake.

What you will need:


  • 1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar

  • 2 eggs, at room temperature

  • 1 scant cup mashed banana

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 stick plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled

  • Preheat the oven to 325 (F).

  • Put the sugar and eggs in a freestanding electric mixer with a paddle attachment (or use a handheld electric whisk) and beat until well incorporated.

  • Once the sugar and egg mixture is light and fluffy, beat in the mashed banana.

  • Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and ginger to the sugar mixture. Mix it thoroughly until all the dry ingredients have been incorporated into the egg mixture.

  • Pour in the melted butter and beat until all the ingredients are well mixed.

  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth over using a rubber spatula.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 1 hour, or until firm to the touch and a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean. Let the cake cool slightly in the pan before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely

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  • Keep an eye on your child throughout this activity. This is a very yummy but quite advanced recipe.