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Banana Bread

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banana bread


7 oz/220g whole wheat flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

½ tsp salt

3floz/100ml oil

6oz or 185g brown sugar

4 tablespoonfuls of cornstarch or cornflour

6 medium bananas (very ripe is best)

2 tablespoonfuls molasses (optional)

Raisins and chopped nuts (optional)

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 teaspoon cloves

1 teaspoon vanilla extract (can also use vanilla essence)

Preparation Method

Preheat oven to 350F, 180C or gas mark 3.
Grease two medium loaf tins. Line the tins with grease proof paper.
Place all the ingredients in a food processor in the order they are listed and process for 20 seconds.
Finally add the raisins and chopped nuts, if you are including these, and process for a further 5 seconds.
Place in the two loaf tins. Sprinkle with extra cinnamon and sugar.
Bake for 50 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
Lift out onto racks and allow to cool.

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