A cross between banana bread and a drizzle cake, this easy banana loaf recipe is a brief bake that may be frozen. It’s wonderful for the usage of up overripe bananas, too.
- 140g butter, softened, plus extra for the tin
- 140g caster sugar
- 2 large eggs, crushed
- 140g self-raising flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 2 very ripe bananas, mashed
- 50g icing sugar
- handful dried banana chips, for decoration
Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4.
Butter a 2lb loaf tin and line the base and sides with baking parchment.
Cream 140g softened butter and 140g caster sugar till mild and fluffy, then slowly add 2 crushed large eggs with a little of the 140g flour.
Fold in the remaining flour, 1 tsp baking powder and a pair of mashed bananas.
Pour the aggregate into the organized tin and bake for approximately 50 minutes, or till cooked through. Check the loaf at 5-min periods from round 30-forty minutes with inside the oven through checking out it with a skewer (it need to be capable of be inserted and eliminated cleanly), because the time can also additionally range relying at the form of your loaf tin.
Cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then remove to a wire rack.
Mix 50g icing sugar with 2-3 tsp water to make a runny icing.
Drizzle the icing across the top of the cake and beautify with a handful of banana chips.