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140g butter, softened (plus extra for the tin),
140g caster sugar,
2 large eggs, beaten,
140g self – raising flour,
1tsp baking powder,
2 very ripe bananas, mashed,
50g icing sugar,
Handful of dried banana chips,
Heat oven to 180c / 160c fan / gas mark 4.
Butter a loaf tin and line the base and sides with parchment paper.
Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy then slowly add the eggs with a little flour. Fold in the remaining flour, baking powder and bananas then pour into the loaf tin.
Bake for around 30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
Cool in the tin for ten minutes then remove to a wire rack.
Mix the icing sugar with 2 – 3 tsp water to make a runny icing, drizzle across the top and decorate with banana chips.
Serve with a glass of milk or a coffee for the grown ups!