The Best Banana Bread?!

Banana Bread

Who doesn’t love a slice of banana bread with some fresh strawberries and raspberries on top?

I have done it, officially done it.

I have managed to adapt all my banana bread recipes and create the best recipe yet. This banana bread has been my obsession since making it. I can’t stop eating it!!!

Okay so you may have seen my tweets from last weekend, I was very excited about my two loafs of banana bread slowly baking in the oven… I was trying out two different techniques and sizes. Unfortunately one was a complete disaster but the other one was just MMMM heavenly. 

Cooking time: 30 to 45 minutes

Serves: This loaf has served around 10 slices all together. 


  • 200g caster sugar
  • 200g lacto-free butter (or any butter of your choice)
  • 3 large eggs (beaten)
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 3 very ripe bananas (mashed!! I ended up using all my ripe bananas which was around 6/7)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract


  • Heat your oven to 180C
  • Prep your bread tin by lining it with baking parchment
  • Mix together the butter and the caster sugar until it’s a creamy mixture
  • Add in the 3 beaten eggs, creating a light and fluffy mixture
  • Slowly add in your flour, a little bit at a time, fold into the mixture gently
  • Fold in your baking powder, vanilla extract and your mashed bananas
  • Pour the mixture into your baking tin and cook for around 30 minutes.
  • Using a skewer, make several holes into your bread, if the skewer comes out the loaf clean – your loaf is cooked.
  • When completely cooked, leave the loaf to cool in the tin for around 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Place the loaf on a wire rack – decorate how you like.

*This recipe can be adapted to be vegan / suit your dietary requirements.*

And there we have it – the beautiful creation that is banana bread! If you give this recipe a go please let me know what you think! I’m afraid I ate this before taking any pictures I’m sorry!

Thank you so much for reading this blog post, I hope you enjoyed it – be sure to give me any feedback you may have as I always love taking peoples opinions on board!

I look forward to writing and sharing my next post. In the meantime, check out my social medias:

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Until next time, Abbs xo

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Hello lovelies, my name is Abbie. Creative writing is my biggest passion and I love sharing my posts with all of you! Thank you so much for visiting my site, lots of love, abbs xo

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