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Recipe Category: Snacks » Cakes » Breakfast & Brunch

Banana Bread with Maple Butter

This simple to make banana bread is extra delicious with a spread of spiced maple butter.

Serves: 12
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Ingredients
  • olive oil spray
  • 2 large ripe bananas, peeled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup extra light olive oil
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 ½ cups self-raising flour
  • 3 teaspoons mixed spice
  • raw sugar, for sprinkling
  • 100g unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
Method

Spray a loaf pan with oil and line with baking paper. Mash bananas in a large bowl and mix in eggs and oil. Stir in brown sugar. Fold in flour and 2 teaspoons mixed spice. Sprinkle with raw sugar. Pour into loaf pan and bake at 180°C for 30-40 minutes until golden brown and cooked when tested. Meanwhile, mix softened butter with a spoon until lightly whipped, then mix in maple syrup and remaining mixed spice to make Maple Butter. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool and serve warm cut into slices spread with Maple Butter or serve toasted.

Tips

•Add 2/3 cup dried cranberries, sultanas, dried apricots, frozen blueberries or choc chips for variety.

•Substitute bananas with 1 cup pie apple.

Recipe Type: Baking, Egg Free

Author: Naomi Crisante
Stylist: Naomi Crisante
Photographer: Louis Petruccelli
Date Created: 24/07/2018

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