Try Julio Castellano's mouth-watering banana bread recipe today.


  • 3 large bananas ripened

  • 2 Large eggs

  • 1 cup castor sugar

  • ½ cup coconut oil

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup almonds or walnuts (chopped)

  • ¾ teaspoon bicarb soda

  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg (freshly grated)

  • 1 ½ cups flour

  • Butter (to serve)


  • 1.

    Heat a fan forced oven to 170.c. Grease a regular size loaf tin with some coconut oil.

  • 2.

    Blend peeled bananas, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and coconut oil together into a smooth mixture.

  • 3.

    Sift flour, bicarb soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, into a large bowl then add chopped nuts. Mix blended banana mixture into dry ingredients and mix well either by stirring or hand mixer. Ensure there are no lumps.

  • 4.

    Pour the banana bread mixture into the greased tin and place into the oven. Cook it for around 85 minutes or until a skewer or small knife comes out cleanly when you insert it. Take out of oven and allow to cool on a rack.

  • 5.

    Slice and serve fresh or toasted by itself or with a spread of quality butter!

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (10 servings)

  • Energy 444kj
  • Fat Total 30g
  • Saturated Fat 19g
  • Protein 6g
  • Carbohydrate 41g
  • Sugar 24g
  • Sodium 15mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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