Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is an old favourite of mine! I enjoy this bread sliced and buttered with a morning cup of coffee! Mmm! DE-LISH! I have not included preparation time with this recipe - (2 hours 30 minutes in the Bread Machine and about 45 minutes spent rising in a warm place)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 teaspoons yeast
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 34 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 1 egg (to be beaten and MEASURED WITH the water)
  • 34 cup water
  • 12-34 cup chopped mixed nuts

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 23 cup icing sugar (confectioners' sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Blend all the ingredients together until smooth and thin enough to drizzle over the banana bread!
  2. Place all the ingredients I've listed, with the EXCEPTION of the CHOPPED MIXED NUTS, into the Bread Machine- in the order that I have listed them inches.
  3. Select 'dough raisin' and press start.
  4. When the 'BEEP' sounds, add the chopped mixed nuts.
  5. Allow the bread machine to continue and complete the dough making cycle.
  6. When the cycle is complete, remove the dough and place in a lightly greased loaf tin, cover and allow to rise in a warm and draught free place, for about 45 minutes.
  7. When the dough has doubled in size, bake in oven pre-heated to 180°C for about 20-25 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and place on wire rack to cool.
  9. Glaze with *Chocolate Glaze* (if desired) while bread is still warm!
Most Helpful

Very, very good bread. My wife has braces, so I ground the nuts. Next time around I'll sweeten it up some, but that's just our taste. I had to cook it for 40 minutes at 350F. Next time I'll use a 9x5 pan.

Red Apple Guy November 22, 2009

I baked this for a girlfriend's birthday and have been taking requests for it ever since! They liked that the banana taste wasn't totally overwhelming.

Surrogate Mom September 18, 2007