Banana Loaf

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140g butter, softened, plus

extra for the tin

140g caster sugar

2 large egg, beaten

140g self-raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 very ripe banana, mashed

50g icing sugar


Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Butter a 2lb loaf tin and line the base and sides with baking parchment.

Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then slowly add the eggs with a little flour. Fold in the remaining flour, baking

powder and bananas. Pour into the tin and bake for about 30 mins until a skewer comes out clean. Cool in the tin for 10 mins, then remove to a wire rack.

Mix the icing sugar with 2-3 tsp water to make a runny icing. Drizzle the icing across the top of the cake It can be decorated with dried banana chips if you like.


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