Banana bread

15 mins
To Prep
45 mins
To Cook


  • 125 g ballantyne spreadable butter
  • 3/4 cup (165g) brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups (225g) self-raising flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp bi-carbonate of soda
  • 1/2 cup (140g) natural greek-style yoghurt
  • 3/4 cup mashed over-ripe banana
  • ballantyne spreadable butter, extra and honey, to serve

Banana bread

Recipe courtesy of Food to love and The Australian Woman’s Weekly


Suitable to freeze.
Not suitable to microwave.


Step 1
Preheat oven to 180C (160C fan-forced). Grease and line base and two long sides of an 11cm x 20cm (inside top measurement) loaf pan.
Step 2
Beat butter and sugar in an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat until just combined. Fold in the combined flour, cinnamon and soda, then yoghurt and banana.
Step 3
Spread mixture into prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes or until cooked when tested. Stand for 20 minutes before turning, topside up, onto a wire rack to cool.
Step 4
Serve banana loaf warm with butter and honey, if desired.