Banana Maple loaf


Banana Maple loaf

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Cakes, Slices & Breads
Servings 1 Loaf


  • 1 1/2 Cups Plain flour
  • 1/2 Cup Caster sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 2 Extra Large Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Maple syrup
  • 120 Grams Butter or margerine
  • 2 Large Bananas - Very ripe
  • 1/3 Cup Chopped walnuts - Optional


  • Pre heat oven 165-170*C
  • In a large bowl sift flour and baking powder, add sugar and stir. Add 3/4 of the optional walnuts here.
  • In a bowl or jug mix maple syrup and eggs.
  • Mash the banana on a plate then add to the egg mix.
  • Melt butter.
  • Add banana and milk mix to flour and stir a couple of times.
  • Add melted butter to the mix then fold into the flour until all is just combined. Do NOT over mix.
  • Pour batter into a lined loaf tin approx 24 x 14cm. Sprinkle remaining walnuts on top.
  • Bake for approx 45-50 minutes testing with a skewer.
  • Mostly cool in tin, turn out onto a wire rack to completely cool. Keeps in the fridge for approx 3 days.


Slice and freeze.
Add spices to the flour mix.
Ice if you wish or dust with icing sugar.
Add a handful of sultanas.
Slice, carefully heat in the toaster or under griller then butter.
Can be made into muffins adjusting cooking times.

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