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Banana Bread (with Vegemite and Almonds)

Course: Bakes
Cuisine: Australian


  • 3 medium sized ripe bananas
  • 2 tbsp whole milk
  • 3 eggs room temperature
  • 80 gms unsalted butter melted
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 cup raw sugar
  • 1 tbsp vegemite
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • Almond flakes


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan forced).
  • Grease a loaf pan with butter or oil spray and then line with baking paper.
  • In a large glass bowl, add the bananas and mash well with a fork. Then add the melted butter, sugar, milk, vegemite and eggs. Use a whisk or hand held beater to mix all the ingredients.
  • In another bowl, sift the flour along with baking powder. Add a pinch of salt to this and mix.
  • Add the flour to the banana mixture and fold in gently till all the whole batter gets combined well.
  • Pour into the loaf pan and line the top with almond flakes.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or till done (insert a skewer through the centre of the loaf; the skewer will come out clean if done).
  • Cool before removing from the loaf pan.
  • Slice and serve with butter.