banana loaf

Nothing Much, Just Two Very Similar Banana Bread Recipes Here

Banana Bread Recipe #1 a.k.a. Curtis’s Banana Bread


1 2/3 cups Plain Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Salt
1 1/4 cups Caster Sugar
2 large Eggs
1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
3 large Ripe Bananas, mashed
2 tbsp Natural Yogurt
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 1/2 cups Walnuts, toasted and chopped


Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan).
Grease and line base of a large 13.5cm x 23.5cm loaf pan.

Beat eggs and sugar together in a stand mixer or with electric beaters on medium-high speed for 10 minutes, or until very thick and pale and the mixture forms a ribbon when beater is lifted. Reduce speed to low and beat in the oil in a steady stream. Mix in the vanilla and yoghurt and then the walnuts.

Add the bananas.

Sift together the flour, salt, bicarbonate soda and cinnamon together in a large bowl and pour wet mixture onto the dry mixture, folding gently but thoroughly.

Pour mixture into pan and bake for 1 1/4 hours, or until a skewer comes out clean when tested.

Cool in pan briefly then turn out onto a rack to cool.

Banana Bread Recipe #2 a.k.a. Flour’s Famous Banana Bread


1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
2 eggs 1/2 cup oil 3 1/2 bananas, very ripe, mashed
2 tablespoons creme fraiche or sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped

Steps pretty much the same as the one above.

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