Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This came from an old 1970s Womans Weekly cookbook my mum gave me. I've used it for years. It always gives a light but moist loaf. For a change, I sometimes add a little coffee powder and substitute caster sugar with brown.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter and sugar together till very pale.
  2. Mix in mashed banana with egg and syrup.
  3. Fold in flour, salt and milk.
  4. Pour into approx 10x4 inch loaf tin (greased and lined). Cook on mark 4 or 180°C/350°F.

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