Recipe: Banana and peanut butter loaf {teatime favourite!}

You can’t go wrong with a good banana loaf. This is the simplest banana bread recipe I’ve come across, with the classic equal ratio of butter, sugar and flour plus two eggs. Perfect as a teatime treat, or an easy weeknight pud with a handful of berries. It’s super adaptable, too – I’ve included a tasty swirl of peanut butter here, but you could try throwing some chocolate chips into the mixture before cooking, or studding the top with some pecans; or how about drizzling with an icing sugar and water glaze once it’s cooled and decorating with some banana chips or, my current favourite (a gift from Canada!): maple sugar chunks. Serve with a cuppa.
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Recipe: Choc chip banana bread

You will know that banana bread is one great way to use up overripe bananas. It just so happened that I found myself with four nearly-black bananas in the fruit bowl the day before new year’s eve, which needed to be used up before I went away for a few days. I found a recipe on BBC Food which called for four bananas, and adapted it slightly to include chocolate chips (because why not?!). Everyone needs a fail-safe banana bread recipe in their arsenal, and this one is reliable and tasty.
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