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Nutty Banana Loaf with Cream Cheese Icing

By Chelsea Sugar
Nutty Banana Loaf with Cream Cheese Icing
12 servings
  • 4 reviews

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Prep time 15 mins
  • Cooking time 50 mins
  • Serves

    125g butter
    1 cup Chelsea White Sugar or Chelsea Raw Sugar
    1 egg
    3 or 4 mashed bananas
    2 cups flour
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 tsp baking soda
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 cup chopped walnuts or hazelnuts*

    Cream Cheese Icing
    50g butter, softened
    75g cream cheese
    1 cup Chelsea Icing Sugar
    1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


    Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Thoroughly mix in the egg and mashed bananas. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and chopped nuts, but do not over-mix.

    Line base of a large loaf tin or 21cm cake tin with baking paper, pour in mixture, and bake at 180°C for 50 mins. After cooling, turn out onto wire rack.

    Cream Cheese Icing:
    Mix together butter and cream cheese until creamy. Beat in the Chelsea Icing Sugar. Spread on top of the cake and sprinkle with walnuts.

    * If using hazelnuts, toast at 180°C for 5 to 10 mins until golden brown. Rub skins off using paper towel and set aside.

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Average Rating
(4 reviews)

easy to make and so delicious with the cream cheese icing & walnuts :)

Good recipe but turned out a little dry next time I will take it out a little earlier.
I added cinnamon and walnuts and and seeds on top

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Very nice Banana Loaf. Doubled this recipe and made 2 good sized loaves.

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This recipe is great for school lunchboxes.

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