Banana Walnut and Date Loaf

Total Time
1hr 15mins
30 mins
45 mins

Great for the lunch box! This loaf can be topped with extra walnuts before baking.

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  1. Preheat the oven to a moderate heat.
  2. Grease and line a 20cm x 12cm loaf pan, with baking paper.
  3. Beat butter and sugar together until creamy. Add orange zest with one of the eggs and beat until smooth. Add remaining egg and beat to a smooth batter.
  4. Fold in the dates, bananas, flour, orange juice and walnuts and fold in well.
  5. Spoon the batter into prepared loaf pan and bake for about 45 minutes or until cooked when tested with a scewer.
  6. Cool loaf in pan for about 5 minutes, then turn out to a rack to cool completely.