This Lemon and Raspberry Banana Bread is naturally sweet and free from refined sugars. It's great as a snack, or as an easy breakfast option for you and your baby. It’s full of flavour, nutrients and fresh fruit to get you started in the morning. Plus it’s freezer-friendly and great for batch cooking.
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Makes: Approx. 10 Slices
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
150g (¾ cup) butter, melted
2 ripe bananas, peeled
200g (1 ½ cups) self-raising flour
125ml (½ cup) milk
2 tbsp apple or pear puree
½ lemon, juiced
2 tsp cinnamon
100g (½ cup) porridge oats
200g (7 oz) fresh or frozen raspberries
- Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F) and line a loaf pan with baking paper.
- In a large bowl, use a whisk to thoroughly combine the mashed bananas, milk, melted butter, eggs, apple or pear puree and lemon juice.
- In a separate bowl, combine the cinnamon, flour and oats.
- Transfer the dry mixture into the wet mixture and stir until completely combined.
- Add the fresh or frozen raspberries and fold in gently.
- Pour the mixture into your lined loaf pan and bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown or until a toothpick inserted in the bread comes out clean.
- Let cool before serving.
For Baby 6 months+
Cut into small pieces or fingers and let baby self-feed. Offer as a dipper with yoghurt, cream, jam, etc.
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