• 215g unsalted butter, softened
  • 125g dark soft brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
  • 230g self-raising flour
  • ¼ tsp mixed spice
  • 4 bananas, mashed
  • 50g cut mixed peel


  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas mark 4. Grease a 1-litre loaf tin and line the base with baking parchment.

  2. 2

    Beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the eggs gradually, beating well after each addition. Beat in the golden syrup. Sift in the flour and mixed spice and fold together until just combined. Fold in the mashed bananas and mixed peel.

  3. 3

    Spoon the cake batter into the prepared cake tin and bake for 50-60 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre of the loaf comes out clean. Remove the loaf from the tin and allow to cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Cut into slices to serve.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1867kj 446kcal 22%
  • Fat 24.0g 34%
  • Saturates 14.0g 70%
  • Sugars 29.0g 32%
  • Salt 0.33g 6%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 1507kj/360kcal

Each serving provides

51.2g carbohydrate 2.2g fibre 5.1g protein

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