Classic Banana Bread
Breville Test Kitchen

Breville Test Kitchen

Classic Banana Bread

the Smart Oven® Air Fryer
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Product Details

the Smart Oven® Air Fryer

2 hrs total time

20 mins active time


Makes 1 loaf



  • mashed overripe banana icon
    1½ cups (12 oz) mashed overripe bananas

    plus 1 firm ripe medium banana, extra

  • light brown sugar icon
    1 cup (7 oz) light brown sugar
  • large egg icon
    3 large eggs
  • grapeseed oil icon
    ⅓ cup (2¾ oz) grapeseed oil

    plus extra for greasing

  • milk icon
    ⅓ cup (2¾ oz) milk
  • all-purpose flour icon
    1¾ cups (9 oz) all-purpose flour
  • baking powder icon
    1 tbsp baking powder
  • flaky sea salt icon
    ½ tsp flaky sea salt


  • pure maple syrup icon
    2 tsp pure maple syrup

    for brushing


  • 1Grease and line a 8½ x 4½ inch loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • 2Insert the wire rack into the middle shelf position. Preheat the oven. Select BAKE/CONVECTION/325°F/1 hour 20 minutes and press start.
  • 3Place the mashed banana, sugar, eggs, oil and milk in a large bowl and whisk to combine.
  • 4Sift the flour and baking powder together over the banana mixture. Add the salt and stir gently to combine.
  • 5Pour the mixture into the prepared pan.
  • 6Slice the extra banana in half lengthways, peel and place cut-side-up on the batter. Brush the banana with the maple syrup.
  • 7Once preheated, put the banana bread in the oven and bake for 1 hour 20 minutes until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Don't insert the skewer into any of the cracks as this will give an inaccurate reading.
  • 8Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack.
  • 9Slice and serve warm with butter.
    Tip: You will need about 3 large overripe bananas for the mashed banana.
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