Banana Bread

Banana Bread
  • 100g soft raisins
  • 250g Durrow Mills Sprouted Flour
  • Pinch of salt, 1 level tsp baking powder
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 100g butter softened
  • 50g walnuts
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 4 bananas
  • 2lb loaf tin (5”x9”)
  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C.
  2. Lightly grease and line the loaf tin with parchment paper.
  3. Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a large bowl.
  4. Add the sugar, butter and chopped nuts and, using your fingertips, rub it in until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
  5. Whisk the eggs, vanilla essence in another bowl.
  6. Add the bananas and mash very well with a potato masher.
  7. Mix in the raisins.
  8. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and pour in the banana mixture.
  9. Gently mix together all the ingredients with a wooden spoon, then pour into the loaf tin.
  10. Smooth the top and bake in the oven for 1- 11/4 hours or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  11. Allow to cool and serve with butter.
  12. You can also substitute the raisins for chocolate chips!


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