Recipe: Banana Malt Bread

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Something different for those unexpected callers, a malt loaf with a tangy banana flavor.


  • 2 bananas, peeled and mashed
  • 8 oz. Raisins
  • one and a half pounds self-raising flour
  • 6 oz. Soft dark brown sugar
  • 2 level tbsps. Ovaltine
  • 2 level tbsps. Black treacle
  • 1 pint milk
  • 2 level tbsps. malt extract
  • 6 oz. butter
  • half a level teaspoon of salt
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Grease and line 3 x 1 lb. loaf tins
    2. Pre-heat oven to 325F, Gas Mark 3, 160C
    3. Put the milk, butter, raisins, sugar, Ovaltine, treacle and malt extract into a large saucepan
    4. Heat slowly until the butter has melted then allow to cool
    5. Add the bananas, sifted flour and salt, then divide the mixture between the 3 tins
    6. Bake in the center of the oven for one and a quarter hours
    7. Cool in the tins for 5 minutes before turning on to a wire rack to finish cooling

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