Banana Bread Recipe

I’ve never made banana bread before and to be honest every time I bake the end result ends up burnt and tasting like rubbish. We had some ripe bananas that were just left in the fruit bowl, you know the ones that are a bit brown that no-one really wants to eat. So I decided to take the plunge and bake some tasty banana bread, I’m pleased to say it turned out super – here’s the recipe.


3 Bananas

1 Egg

1/2 Cup Soft Brown Sugar

1 Tsp Vanilla Essence

1/3 Cup Coconut Oil (melted)

100g Chocolate Chips (optional)

1 Tsp Baking Powder

1 1/2 Cups Flour (Plain)



  • Pre heat oven at 180c
  • Peel and mash the bananas in a mixing bowl – I found this hurt my hand with a fork so I used a potato masher, it worked a treat and my mixture was smooth
  • Add in sugar, coconut oil, egg, flourĀ and vanilla essence
  • Give it a good mix
  • Add in chocolate chips and stir
  • Grease a loaf tin, I used flora to do this
  • I sprinkled brown sugar on the top for added crunch before putting into the oven
  • Pour the bread mixture into the tin and pop in the oven for around 45-50 minutes

Once cooled, I tucked into a slice. It wasn’t dry inside it was soft and gooey and still is 4 days later, it was a hit with the family and I have since enjoyed a slice with a nice cuppa tea for breakfast.

I’m tempted to make banana bread muffins next time – yummy!


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