Recipe

Banana and raspberry loaf

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 1 hr 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Ingredients

Banana and raspberry loaf
  • butter, to grease, plus extra, to serve
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 2 large ripe bananas, peeled, mashed
  • 3/4 cup (165g) brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 cup (160ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cup (225g) plain flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 1/4 cup (190g) frozen raspberries

Method

Banana and raspberry loaf
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 160°C. Grease a 14 x 21cm loaf pan. Line base and long sides with baking paper.
  • 2
    Combine egg white, banana, sugar and oil in a bowl. Sift in flour, baking powder, cinnamon and bicarbonate of soda. Fold together until just combined. Fold through raspberries. Spoon mixture into prepared pan.
  • 3
    Bake for 1 1/4 hours, until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes in pan before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely. Slice and toast, if desired. Serve with butter.

Notes

You can use the same amount of ingredients to make 24 mini muffins. Preheat the oven to 180°C and grease two 12-hole mini muffin pans. You will only need about 1/2 cup of raspberries, and instead of folding them through, place one on top of each muffin. Bake for 15 minutes, until springy to touch. Make this loaf the day before and keep it in plastic wrap once cooled.

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