Makes 15 slices
butter to grease
175g/6oz/1½ cups plain (all-purpose) flour, sifted
2 tsp baking powder
a pinch of salt
175g/6oz/¾ cup light muscovado (brown) sugar
3 medium (US large) eggs
3 ripe large bananas, mashed
25g/1oz/2 tbsp butter, melted
150g/5oz/1¼ cups natural yogurt
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg
½ tsp ground ginger
1 Preheat the oven to 170°C/325°F/Gas 3. Butter a 1.4kg/3lb loaf tin and line with parchment paper.
2 Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl and mix together well.
3 In another bowl, beat the muscovado sugar and eggs until pale and fluffy. Stir in the bananas, melted butter, yogurt and ground spices. Stir in the flour mixture.
4 Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and level the surface.
5 Bake in the oven for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cool in the tin on a wire rack.