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Banana & honey breakfast loaf

Banana & honey breakfast loaf

A fantastic loaf to make in advance, then grab 'n' go any time!

  • Preparation: 15 mins
  • Cooking: 45 mins
  • Serves: 10

What you need:

  • 75g butter, softened
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 225g wholemeal flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 medium ripe bananas, mashed (250g)
  • 2 tbsp clear honey

What you do:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180oC, gas mark 4. Grease and base line a 1kg loaf tin.
  2. Whisk the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy, gradually whisk in the egg.
  3. Mix the flour and baking powder together and fold into the butter mixture. Stir in the bananas and honey. Spoon into the prepared tin and bake for 40-45 minutes or until firm to touch and a skewer comes out clean. Allow to cool slightly before removing from the tin.

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