Banana Bread

65 mins


Serves 8

  • 3-4 ripe bananas (approx 425g)
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 300g self raising flour
  • 75g soft dark brown sugar
  • 75g walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 8 sfot ready to eat dates, destoned & cut into 4
  • 50ml Alpro Plain No Sugars Big Pot
  • 100ml of vegetable oil or vegetable margarine
  • 2tsp cinnamon


Step 1

Pre heat the oven 170ºc fan, 180ºc conventional Top & Bottom heat, gas 4

Step 2

Grease or line a 1kg (2lb) loaf tin

Step 3

Place all the ingredients except the walnuts, dates and Alpro yogurt alternative, in a food processor or a large bowl and blend with the processor or hand held wand, until smooth.

Step 4

Stir in the alternative to yogurt, most of the walnuts and dates then spoon into the prepared loaf tin. Level off the surface.

Step 5

Sprinkle the remaining pieces of date and walnut over the surface of the loaf.

Step 6

Cook in the oven, middle shelf for 1 hour or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.

Step 7

Allow to cool on a wire rack before placing in an airtight container. Ideally eaten within 4 days.