Banana Nut Bread

Preparation info

  • Makes


    small loaf
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

Bananas are an all-year-round fruit but for February teas banana bread is a special treat. The loaf is moist and keeps well. Serve it sliced and buttered.


  • 175 g/6 oz self-raising flour
  • ½ level teaspoon salt


Sift the flour, salt and mixed spice into a mixing basin. Stir in the sugar and walnuts. Peel the bananas and mash to a purée with a fork. Add to the dry ingredients along with the egg and melted butter. Using a wooden spoon stir to blend the ingredients and then beat thoroughly to mix.

Spoon the mixture into a greased and lined small (18