Malawian-style Peanut & Banana Cake…

Fairtrade Fortnight (February 25 – March 10).

Malawian-style peanut and banana cake…


  • 225g plain flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 ½ tsp nutmeg, ground
  • 170g Fairtrade soft brown sugar
  • 85g butter
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 4 Fairtrade bananas
  • 60g Fairtrade peanut

Preparation Method:

  1. Pre heat the oven to 170C.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together.
  3. Add the beaten eggs slowly.
  4. Coarsely chop the peanuts and roast them in the oven for a few minutes until they are a darker shade.
  5. (be careful they can burn easily).
  6. Add the mashed bananas and nuts to the mixture.
  7. Fold in all the dry ingredients.
  8. Spoon into a large loaf tin.
  9. Bake for 50 minutes.

Recipe and photo credit by Fairtrade

Claire Justine
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  1. Stephanie F
    19th February 2013 / 12:02 pm

    Well hello there delicious looking bread!!! Wow I need to try this.

    • Claire Justine
      20th February 2013 / 8:53 pm

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

  2. Judy Haughton-James
    19th February 2013 / 8:42 pm

    I love the flavour of peanut! That bread must be good!

    • Claire Justine
      20th February 2013 / 8:54 pm

      I love peanuts 🙂

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