Banana Bread - Australian Recipe

Though not originally an Australian creation, Banana Bread made with Australian Bananas is wonderful. If you have never tried Banana Bread, give it a go… Its a great way to use those over-ripe Bananas that are sitting in your fruit bowl!


  • 2-3 mashed bananas
  • 2 slightly beaten eggs
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt


  1. Grease and flour bread tin (glass produces best results). Measure flour, sift. Add other dry ingredients, sift again.
  2. Add melted butter to beaten eggs. Pour sugar gradually into egg/butter mixture.
  3. Alternately add dry ingredients and mashed bananas to egg mixture. Pour into bread pan and bake in a pre-heated 180 C (350 F) oven for 1 hour.
  4. Can be frozen and is terrific in lunchboxes.