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May 8, 2020

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If you’re after a Banana Bread Thermomix recipe that is quick and simple, look no further.

We’ve been making this Banana Bread Thermomix recipe for years and it’s completely no fail.  It’s also the perfect base to change up your Banana Bread depending on your mood.

Now whenever you have a few bananas that aren’t at their best, don’t throw them away.  Instead make a loaf of this Banana Bread.

What do we love about this Banana Bread Thermomix Recipe?

  1. It’s tried and tested.  We’ve been making this recipe for years and it’s foolproof.
  2. It’s versatile. Feel free to add a handful of walnuts to the mix or a sprinkle of shredded coconut on top.
  3. You can hide veges inside this Banana Bread! Finely grate a cup of zucchini or carrot and add it to the mix.  No one will ever know.
  4. It freezes perfectly.  Better yet, freeze individual slices and lunchboxes are taken care of in a flash.
  5. Everyone loves it! From toddlers to your Mum when she pops in for a coffee, this recipe is the bomb.

A few tips for making this Banana Bread Thermomix Recipe.

  • Allow the butter to completely soften at room temperature – it will distribute more evenly
  • Feel free to reduce the amount of sugar – this recipe is quite sweet so you can easily adjust with no effect on the texture
  • Allow the loaf to cool in the tin for at least 15 – 20 minutes before turning out to maintain shape
  • Store in a sealed container in the fridge and the loaf should last 4 – 5 days
  • If you like your banana bread toasted, go for a thicker slice.  Have some bamboo tongs on hand to help remove from the toaster.

When making banana bread, you really can use any type of banana.  Cavendish, lady finger, red tipped or organic.  We think the trick is allowing the bananas to become quite ripe but not too ripe.  If you can smell the banana when held at arms length, we feel this is a little too far gone and the flavour changes.  A good guide is if the banana gives easily when you press the tip in towards the banana.

If you don’t have time to make this Banana Bread Thermomix recipe on the day the bananas are at their prime, here’s a tip.  Peel the bananas, break them into chunks and seal in a ziplock bag.  Pop into the freezer.  On the day you are ready to bake, bring the bananas out of the freezer 15 minutes before you need them and use in the same way as fresh bananas.

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Ingredients (makes 1 25cm Loaf)

  • 100g Salted butter (remember to soften at room temperature)
  • 350g (3 - 4) Ripe bananas, broken into chunks
  • 125g Caster Sugar (you can reduce this if you prefer less sweetness)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 220g Self Raising Flour
  • 1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 100g Buttermilk (or use normal milk with a drop of lemon juice)
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180.C Grease a loaf tin (approx 25cm long) and line with baking paper.
  2. Place banana chunks into the bowl of your thermomix and mash for 5 SECS on SPEED 6.
  3. Add the butter and sugar and mix for 20 SECS on SPEED 4. Scrape down the sides of the thermomix with a silicon spatula.
  4. Add the eggs and mix for 10 SECS on SPEED 4.
  5. Add the flour, bicarb soda, buttermilk and vanilla extract and mix for 20 SECS on SPEED 4.
  6. Pour the mixture into the loaf tin and bake in the centre of the oven for 45 - 55 minutes or until a bamboo skewer inserted into the centre of the loaf comes out clean.
  7. Allow the loaf to cool in the tin for at least 20 minutes before turning out. Serve immediately or store in a sealed container in the fridge. If freezing whole or as individual slices, allow to cool completely before freezing.

  • I’d love a Thermomix

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  • I don’t have a thermomix but loving banana bread and will make this using my blender.

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  • Banana bread is yummy. I’ve no thermomix either. I make mine in the blender with just banana’s, eggs, almond meal and spices. It’s so yum !

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  • Yumm.I would love to have it for afternoon tea.

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  • I’m going to try this but I don’t have a Thermomix so I’m hoping it will work just as well in a food processor. Sounds delicious

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  • Love the simplicity of ingredients. I did basically this but normal processor, it is yummy

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  • I guess you could do this in a normal processor.

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  • Yummy

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  • Looks delicious.

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  • I don’t have this machine!!!

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  • I would love a thermomix – what incredible little machines they are.

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  • oOoo I have a Thermomix.
    Is this on cookidoo or is it a manual recipe?

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  • I don’t own a Thermomix but I have a friend who does and I am so going to get her to make this!

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  • Unfortunately i dont have thermomix but looks lovely

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  • Lovely recipe and the banana bread looks delicious

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