Banana, date and walnut loaf
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Banana, date and walnut loaf

This clearly has to be a post that has taken a couple of hours to type as I had to go between the laptop to a 2.5 week old baby! Now that she is taking a nap, I typed out this recipe in lightening speed :). K bought loads of bananas and a few of them were ready to be used in a recipe, so I decided to make this quick and easy recipe. Goes perfect with tea time. Hope you get to try it sometime! :)

Beula Pandian Thomas

Ingredients

  1. 100 gm Butter -
  2. 100 gm Caster Sugar -
  3. 2 Eggs -
  4. 1 cup Self-raising flour -
  5. 2 Bananas - mashed
  6. 100 gm Dates -
  7. 50 gm Walnuts - , roughly chopped
  8. 1 tsp Baking powder -
  9. 180 C Preheat your oven to

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    Start by mashing the bananas

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    Also roughly chop the walnuts and dates and set aside

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    In a bowl, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy

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    Next add the eggs one at a time and slowly pour in the flour

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    To this mixture, add the mashed bananas, dates, the nuts and the baking powder

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    Spoon the mixture into a loaf pan and bake for an hour or until the loaf has risen and is firm to the touch

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    Pull out of the oven once fully baked and allow it to cool before cutting it in slices

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    Spread some butter and serve!

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