Banana and Gingerbread Slices Recipe


Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Plain flour10 Ounce (275 Gram / 2 Cups)
 Ground ginger4 Teaspoon
 Mixed spice2 Teaspoon
 Soda bicarbonate1 Teaspoon
 Soft light brown sugar4 Ounce (115 Gram / 1/2 Cup)
 Sunflower oil60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon)
 Molasses/Black treacle30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
 Malt extract30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
 Orange juice60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon)
 Raisins4 Ounce (115 Gram / 2/3 Cup)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1518 Calories from Fat 349

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g60.9%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g33.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 790.9 mg33%

Total Carbohydrates 282 g94%

Dietary Fiber 11.7 g46.7%

Sugars 125.4 g

Protein 20 g40.6%

Vitamin A 8.7% Vitamin C 54.9%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 27.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/ Gas 4. Lightly grease and line an 18 x 28 cm / 7 x 11 in baking tin.
2. Sift the flour into a bowl with the spices and bicarbonate of soda. Mix in the sugar with some of the flour and sifr it all into the bowl.
3. Make a well in the centre, add the oil, molasses or black treacle, malt extract, eggs and orange juice and mix together thoroughly.
4. Mash the bananas, add them to the bowl with the raisins and mix well together.
5. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for about 35-40 minutes, until the centre springs back when lightly pressed.
6. Leave the cake in the tin to cool for 5 minutes, then turn out on to a wire rack and leave to cool completely. Cut into 20 slices.