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Banana & Raisin Tea Bread


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Irene Robbie

For a little treat with your afternoon tea, this lovely gently spiced tea bread is perfect. The banana provides extra natural sweetness and it tastes lovely hot or cold.

  • Prep:
  • Medium
  • Serves 6

Banana & Raisin Tea Bread

1. Grease a 1kg loaf tin. Melt the spread in a small saucepan over a low heat. Stir the flours, baking powder and cinnamon into a large bowl. Stir in the sugar, mashed bananas, melted spread, raisins and eggs and beat for 3 minutes until smooth.

2. Turn the mixture into the prepared tin and bake in a preheated oven, 180C (350F), Gas Mark 4 for 50 minutes - 1 hour until a skewer pierced through the centre comes out clean. Stand the tin on a wire rack to cool slightly before turning out.

3. The tea bread is much tastier if left to mellow for 2-3 days wrapped closely in foil. It can be served thinly sliced and spread with low fat soft cheese or made into sandwiches with thinly sliced apple or mashed banana.

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Banana & Raisin Tea Bread

Irene Robbie

Irene is a passionate cook and talented baker who is known for her delicious cakes and her hearty soups, as well as healthy and wholesome recipes.

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