Banana Bread - Egg Free


  • 2 and a 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 Tsp salt
  • 1 TBS baking powder
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar I used only 1 cup
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk I made my own by using 1/2 cup milk and 1/2 TBSP lime juice
  • Butter softened, to serve
  • Honey to serve


  2. Step 1
  3. Preheat oven to 180°C (350 F). Grease and line the base and sides of a 11 x 21cm ( 4 x 8 inch) loaf pan with baking paper, allowing the sides to overhang.
  4. Step 2
  5. Place the flour, coconut, sugar and bicarbonate of soda in a large bowl and stir to combine. Make a well in the centre.
    Making Egg Free Banana bread. One bowl baking
  6. Step 3
  7. Whisk the banana, oil and buttermilk together in a jug. Pour into the well. Use a wooden spoon to gently stir until just combined (do not overmix). Spoon into the prepared pan and smooth the surface.
  8. Step 4
    Making Egg Free Banana bread. One bowl baking
  9. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Remove from oven and set aside for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.