Banana and Walnut

Try a new approach on a household staple. Bring Irish Odlums flour, and mix in Walnuts for extra flavour, crunch and nutrition. The perfect marriage of Irish food, Irish taste and Irish flavour.


  • 250g/8oz Odlums Coarse Wholemeal Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 50g/2oz Butter
  • 50g/2oz Muscovado Sugar
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 2 Large Ripe Bananas, mashed
  • Few drops Vanilla Extract
  • 80g packet Chopped Walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 170°C/325°F/Gas 3. Lightly grease and base line a 900g/2lb loaf tin.
  2. Cream butter, sugar and vanilla extract together. Add the egg, bananas and walnuts and mix well.
  3. Finally, stir in the flour and baking powder. Transfer to the prepared tin.
  4. Bake in a central oven position for about 45-50 minutes, until well risen and a knife gently pressed into the bread comes out clean.
  5. Allow to rest in tin for about 10 minutes, then turn onto a wire tray to cool.
  6. When cold, wrap in greaseproof paper and tinfoil.