A light, spongy burst of energy to enjoy on the run.


  • 2 large, really ripe bananas

  • ½ cup (100g) caster sugar

  • 1 tablespoon Metamucil NATURAL Granular or Metamucil ORANGE Smooth (or similar product)

  • 1 cup (260g) whole-egg mayonnaise

  • 2 cups (350g) self-raising flour


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius. Line a 28 x 18cm loaf tin with baking paper.

  • 2.

    In a medium bowl, mash the bananas. Stir in the sugar and Metamucil.

  • 3.

    Add the mayonnaise, flour, and a pinch of sea salt and lightly mix until just combined.

  • 4.

    Using a spatula, scrape the batter into the tin and bake until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean (about 45 minutes).

  • 5.

    Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn onto a rack.

  • 6.

    Enjoy it warm straight from the oven served as is or with a little butter and golden syrup.

  • Optional:

  • 1.

    Sprinkle generously with ground cinnamon before baking.


Recipe created by Kim McCosker with Metamucil.  

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