Healthy Banana Bread


Susie Burrell

Nutritional Facts:

Suitable for: Vegetarian tick Nut-free tick 

Per serve: 210 cals | 3g fat | 6g protein | 40g carbs | 1g fibre

This recipe serves 10.


  • 2 cups self-raising flour (or wholemeal flour for a healthier option)
  • ⅔ cup caster sugar (or substitute with ½ cup of honey)
  • 1 tsp. bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 cup (250ml) low fat milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp. light olive oil
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • 1 tsp. vanilla essence

Optional Extras:

  • Cinnamon or nutmeg
  • Berries (e.g. blueberries, raspberries or strawberries)
  • Nuts (e.g. chopped walnuts, pecans, pistachios or slivered almonds)
  • Dried fruit (e.g. raisins, dates, figs, cranberries, banana slices, coconut)


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Lightly grease a loaf tin and line with non-stick baking paper
  3. Sift the flour and bi-carb soda into a mixing bowl
  4. Stir in the sugar then add the milk, eggs, and oil
  5. Add the mashed bananas and vanilla essence
  6. Mix well until the all the ingredients have combined and the mixture is smooth
  7. Spoon mixture into the loaf tin and bake at 180°C for 50-60 minutes until cooked through.
  8. Turn onto a wire rack to cool, then cut into slices or squares


This recipe is from Susie Burrell's new Shape Me weight management plan, which HIF members can claim on when they hold an eligible level of Extras Cover with Healthy Lifestyle Benefits inclusive. To find out more about Shape Me, visit:



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