Fudgy Banana Bread

Don’t let those really over ripe bananas go to waste.

Team them up with a few bars of Cadbury Fudge & you will have a bread made in heaven…..

I’m really trying to reduce food waste in my household. It is so sad to see perfectly good food go to waste. So I’m making sure I’ve got recipes up my sleeve to use up any ingredients that are ‘on their way out’.

Banana Fudge Bread So what ever you do DO NOT throw away over ripe bananas

When I see a couple of brown bananas sitting on the shelf I get a bit excited as it means it’s time to whip up some Fudgy Banana Bread.Banana Fudge BreadOr alternatively you could peel and chop up the bananas, put into a freezer bag and freeze them. Use the frozen bananas in a Summer Red Berry Smoothie or to make Banoffee Ice Cream.Banana Fudge BreadBack to the Fudgy Banana Bread….Banana Fudge BreadA finger of fudge is never enough! This is so true, so crack on and chop up 4 bars ready to use later.Banana Fudge Bread


125g butter

100g caster sugar

50g light muscovado sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract/paste

1 egg, beaten

3 over ripe bananas

100g Cadbury Fudge

200g self raising flour

50mls milk

Banana Fudge Bread


1. Grease and line a 2lb loaf tin.

2. Preheat the oven to 170C/ 150C fan/ Gas 3.

3. Melt the butter, caster sugar, light muscovado sugar & vanilla paste or extract in a saucepan over a low heat. Leave to one side.

Banana Fudge Bread

4. In a separate bowl, mash up the 3 bananas then mix into the melted butter & sugar mixture.

Banana Fudge Bread

5. Tip in the beaten egg and mix well.

6. Stir in the flour and the milk until combined.

Banana Fudge Bread

7. Throw in the chopped up Cadbury Fudge bars and stir until evenly distributed.

Banana Fudge Bread

8. Pour the mixture into the prepare tin and bake in the centre of the preheated oven for 35-45 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.

9. Turn the bread out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Banana Fudge BreadSit back and admire the beauty….Banana Fudge BreadIn all its fudgy glory!Banana Fudge BreadSlice off a slither & tuck in! Banana Fudge Bread





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