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Easy Banana Bread Recipe | Cooking with Kids

Cooking with kids is great fun and so rewarding when you get to eat the tasty results. Here is an easy banana bread recipe by Holly Green from Healthy Mumma Healthy Bubba.


  • 2 Cups Wholemeal Self-Raising Flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • ½ Cup Raw Sugar
  • ½ Cup Milk (any Milk variety you desire)
  • 2 x Free-Range Eggs, whisked
  • 3 x Ripe Banana’s, mashed
  • 3 tbsp Light Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Local/Raw Honey

Recipe Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees (fan-forced).
  2. Into a mixing bowl add sifted flour, cinnamon & sugar.
  3. In another bowl mix milk, whisked eggs, mashed banana’s, oil & honey.
  4. Mix both bowls together.
  5. Place mixture into lightly greased loaf tin & bake for approx. 50-60 minutes (or until golden & skewer can be removed from centre clean).
  6. Store in an airtight container in the fridge, or freeze & thaw as desired.

Families Tip 1 – Enjoy chilled or toasted (served with a little Organic Unsalted Butter or Spread).

Families Tip 2 – Use cookie-cutters to cut cooked cake into fun shapes for the kids.

Date Bread Variation

Add an extra 1 tbsp Oil & an extra ¼ Cup Milk & Use approx. 1 Cup Fresh (Medjool) Dates, pitted & chopped (instead of mashed Banana)

Recipes & Photographs supplied by Healthy Mumma Healthy Bubba Cookbook & Wellbeing Guide for Toddlers (& Kids) www.healthybubba.com Download the FREE “Healthy Mumma Healthy Bubba” App from iTunes today!

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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