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Your next Sunday baking session is sorted thanks to this Cinnamon donut banana bread recipe. Deliciously sweet and soft, you’re guaranteed to be hooked. Plus, it’s so simple to make!

  • Serves8
  • Cook time1 hour 10 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Cinnamon donut banana bread


  • 2 cups (300g) self-raising flour
  • ½ cup (110g) caster sugar
  • ½ cup (110g) dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup (125ml) buttermilk
  • 150g melted butter
  • 2 Coles Australian Free Range Eggs
  • 2 mashed large ripe bananas
  • 2 tbs cinnamon sugar
  • 10g butter
  • 3 Lady Finger bananas

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  1. Step 1

    Divide self-raising flour between 2 bowls. Stir caster sugar into 1 bowl. Stir dark brown sugar into the other.

  2. Step 2

    Whisk buttermilk, butter, eggs and mashed bananas in a bowl. Divide between the 2 flour mixtures. Stir to combine.

  3. Step 3

    Layer the banana bread mixtures in a greased and lined 10cm x 22cm loaf pan, alternating with cinnamon sugar. Use a knife to gently marble. Smooth the surface.

  4. Step 4

    Melt 10g butter in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Halve lady finger bananas lengthways. Cook, cut-side down, for 2 mins or until golden. Arrange, cut-side up, over the banana bread.

  5. Step 5

    Bake at 180°C for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 mins. Turn onto a serving plate. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Now get cooking

Moist banana bread is one of those wonders that offers a wonderful slice of comfort to be enjoyed with a cuppa when you have a moment to relax in this busy life. But if you thought that precious banana bread couldn't get any better, we have news for you! Our Cinnamon Donut Banana Bread recipe gives new life to our trusty much-loved favourite while keeping all those things we love about it - the rich and moist texture and subtle spiciness. What's great about this recipe, too, is that it's incredibly quick to prepare - your trusty oven does the rest. Then, while your kitchen fills with that sumptuous aroma we've come to love, you just have to wait patiently until it's done. After that - go for it!