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5 from 2 votes

Simple Banana Bread

There are many ways to make banana bread, but here’s a super simple one. Feel free to use this as a base, and add some fancy stuff like chopped walnuts, choc chips, or a long slice of banana on top to please the eye.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Servings: 1 loaf


  • 3 medium bananas overripe, mashed
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 flax egg (1 tbsp ground flaxseed + 3 tbsp water)
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 170ºC.
  • Mix bananas, sugar, flax egg and oil in one bowl (wet mix).
  • In another bowl, mix flour, bicarb and salt (dry mix).
  • Combine wet and dry—don't overmix.
  • Pour into a greased loaf pan and bake for 50-60min.