This easy banana bread recipe contains ingredients that you will more than likely have in your cupboard already – perfect for those times when you’re expecting visitors to pop in but have got nothing in the house except from overripe bananas.


125g butter or margarine
1 cup castor sugar (white or brown sugar is okay though)
2 cups flour
2 eggs
3 large bananas, mashed
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp baking powder

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs one at a time and beat well.
  3. Add bananas and vanilla and fold in dry ingredients.
  4. Bake in a greased loaf tin for 45 minutes.

Grate an apple or pear or some carrot as well and put in the mixture. Enjoy!

Source: justeasyrecipes