Jalna Yoghurt Banana Bread

From Jalna comes this soft, delicious banana bread - perfect for breakfast or morning tea.

At a glance

1 hour 2 minutes
Serves 8-10 people


  • 2 over Ripe Bananas
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup wholemeal flour
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup or half a block of butter (125g)
  • soft3/4 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup Greek yoghurt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (or 1/4 cup walnuts & 1/4 dark chocolate chips)


  1. Pre Heat an oven to 180deg C.
  2. Mix together the flours, baking powder, cinnamon and a pinch of salt in a large bowl.
  3. In a second bowl cream the butter and sugar until light and smooth. Add the eggs 1 at a time mixing until fully combined. Add the yoghurt and banana, mix until all combined. Gently fold the dry mix into the wet, also
  4. add the walnuts, ensure not to mix the bread batter too much.
  5. Place into a greased line loaf tin and put into the oven. Bake for 50 – 60mins until a cake tester comes out clean.
  6. Allow the banana bread to fully cool in the tin then remove and enjoy