Banana Bread


2 small bananas – mashed

1 zucchini – grated

2 small carrots – grated

105g walnuts chopped into large pieces (save some extra to decorate the top of the loaf)

70g dried cranberries

3 eggs lightly beaten

1 cup brown sugar

½ cup sunflower oil

2.5 cups self-raising flour – sifted

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp mixed spice, mace or nutmeg

1 tsp bi-carb soda

pinch of salt

Prep time

10-15 mins

Cooking time

60-75 mins


This recipe makes 1 loaf


1. Preheat oven to 180°C

2. Grate the carrot and zucchini in a large bowl

3. Mash the banana, and add to mix with cranberries and chopped walnuts

4. Add the eggs, sugar, oil, spices and salt and mix until evenly combined

5. Fold through the sifted flour and bi-carb soda until the flour is just combined (be careful not to over-mix)

6. Add to your greased loaf pan, top with chopped walnuts and cook for approximately 60 minutes

7. Eat warm straight from the oven, plain or with topping of your choice such as honey.