Recipe: Banana cashew nut bread

22:10, Mar 18 2013
banana nut bread
BREAD OF HEAVEN: Banana cashew nut bread.

Go on, whip this up for morning tea. You deserve it.

125g butter, soft
130g brown sugar, plus extra for sprinkling
400g ripe banana, mashed with a fork
3 eggs
1/4 cup milk
300g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
2 pinches salt
200g cashews, lightly toasted and roughly chopped

1. Heat oven to 180C. Grease and lightly flour a 27cm x 12cm x 6cm loaf tin.

2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

3. Add banana and combine. Add eggs one at a time, followed by milk, and stir until combined. Fold through remaining dry ingredients and spoon into tin.

4. Sprinkle the top with brown sugar. Bake for 1 hour or until risen in the middle and a skewer comes out clean.

5. Cool in the tin for five minutes before removing to a cooling rack. Serve with whipped butter. (To make whipped butter, whisk very soft butter with an equal weight of icing sugar until light and fluffy.)

5. Cool in the tin for five minutes before removing to a cooling rack. Serve with whipped butter. (To make whipped butter, whisk very soft butter with an equal weight of icing sugar until light and fluffy.)

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