Recipe: Banana cashew nut bread

JEREMY AND JANE STRODE
Last updated 05:00 26/02/2013
banana nut bread

BREAD OF HEAVEN: Banana cashew nut bread.

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NEED TO KNOW

Main ingredient Banana
Type of dish Baking
Course Snacks
Cooking time 30 min - 1 hour
Serves/makes 1 loaf
Special options None

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.)

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