Banana, coffee & walnut loaf

The Teesside Foodie

Rounton Coffee kindly sent their delicious Daybreak Blend espresso and cafetiere coffee and asked me what I’d make. Since everyone is loving banana bread at the moment I thought I’d blend the traditional coffee and walnut loaf with banana bread!

My favourite banana bread recipe is Mary Berry’s of course so I used this recipe for the base for the loaf and just went with the flow and it was a success! The coffee buttercream added extra coffee flavour and the combination of banana, coffee and chunky walnuts was perfect.

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 Eggs
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 100g butter
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • Handful of walnuts
  • 4 tbs Espresso coffee

Buttercream

  • 100g Icing sugar
  • 50g butter
  • Espresso coffee
  • Walnuts

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C, line the loaf tin and grease with butter.
  2. Make an espresso and leave to cool. If you don’t have fresh coffee…

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