Banana Bread (from Africa!)

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by pollen

this is an unusual banana bread recipe in that it uses a solid rather than liquid fat (ie. butter not oil), unlike most quickbread recipes, and is made more like cookies are. the result is very delicious, though - a super-light, slightly rich, moist bread. the recipe comes from an african cookbook.

Top Review by MyJenJen

This is my favorite banana bread. My daughter and I love it. It is very moist bread and my family and friends love it too. My sister does not like banana bread except this one. Thank you pollen for posting it here on

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. cream butter.
  2. beat in sugar.
  3. mix in egg yolks.
  4. mix in bananas, milk, vanilla.
  5. mix dry ingredients (flour, spices, salt, soda, powder) in a separate bowl and then mix into butter/sugar/banana mixture beat egg whites until frothy, then fold into batter.
  6. put batter into greased loaf pan (or an 8x10" pan will work also).
  7. bake at 350º for about an hour (35 mins. for 8x10 pan) or until golden brown, and deliciously warm from the oven.

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