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Calorie conscious mini banana bread

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2.79 stars based on 19 ratings

These low calorie banana breads are ideal to take to work or on a picnic.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:4
  • Skill level:easy

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  • 100g 3½ oz Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson) Self-raising white flour
  • 100ml 3½ fl oz Milk (semi-skimmed)
  • 25g 1 oz Half Spoon granulated sugar Half Spoon granulated sugar
  • 25g 1 oz Pecan nuts chopped
  • 2 2 Banana(s) small and ripe
  • ½tsp .5tsp Mixed spice

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan, 350°F, gas mark 4).

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Place flour, sugar, spice and nuts in a mixing bowl.

    Ingredients for this step

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Mash the banana on a plate with a fork until mushy.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 2 2 Banana(s) small and ripe
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Mix the banana and the milk together and pour into the flour mixture. Mix well.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 100ml 3½ fl oz Milk (semi-skimmed)
  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Pour the mixture into a loaf tin or the individual loaf tins.

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Bake for 20-25minutes (35- 40 minutes for a larger loaf) or until firm to touch and golden brown and when a skewer is inserted in comes out clean.

  8. Classic mode Step 8

    An alternative idea, is to omit the nuts and add a handful dried fruits or 1 tbsp dark chocolate chips.