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Best-ever banana bread

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  • Vegetarian
  • Seafood free
  • Shellfish free
  • Soy free
  • Sesame free
  • Peanut free
  • Nut free

Warm, buttery and oh-so delicious, banana bread is a classic for a reason. Our best-ever banana bread recipe will help you nail it every time.

  • Serves12
  • Cook time1 hour
  • Prep time10 minutes, + cooling time
Best-ever banana bread


  • 2 cups (300g) self-raising flour
  • 3/4 cup (165g) brown sugar
  • 2 large overripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 Coles Australian Free Range Eggs
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) canola oil or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) buttermilk
  • Bananas, extra, halved lengthways, to decorate

Nutritional information

Per Serve: Energy: 1037kJ/248 Cals (12%), Protein: 3g (6%), Fat: 10g (14%), Sat fat: 1g (4%), Carb: 36g (12%), Sugar: 17g (19%), Fibre: 1g (3%), Sodium: 194mg (10%)

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 10cm x 22cm loaf pan with baking paper, allowing the sides to overhang.
  2. Step 2

    Combine the flour and sugar in a large bowl. Whisk the mashed banana, eggs, oil and buttermilk in a large jug. Add to the flour mixture and stir to combine. Spoon into prepared pan and smooth surface. Top with halved banana.
  3. Step 3

    Bake for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Set aside in the pan for 5 mins before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Cut into slices to serve.