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Banana and Pear Bread


The Gourmandize Team

Pears add a lovely tartness to this baked treat you can tuck into at any time of day.

Rate this recipe 4/5 (39 Votes)


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 lightly beaten eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 cup chopped ripe bananas
  • 1 cup chopped peeled ripe pears


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 325°F.
Sift the flour into bowl and combine with the sugar, cinnamon and soda. Make a well in the center.

Step 2

In a separate bowl whisk together the eggs, milk and oil. Fold into the flour mixture and mix until well combined, but don’t beat. Stir in the fruit.

Step 3

Pour into a greased and floured loaf tin, and bake in preheated oven for 45-50 minutes until cooked through.
A toothpick inserted should come out clean when it's done.
Unmold, and let cool on a wire rack.

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