Cranberry & Banana Bread Squares ©


  • 7oz-200g Baking Margarine
  • 15.5oz-440g Ripe Bananas (mashed)
  • 2 medium Eggs
  • 5.6oz-160g Wholemeal Bread (crusts off)
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 8.8oz-250g Golden Caster Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 3.5oz-100g Dried Cranberries
  • 10.5oz-300g Self-Raising Flour
  • 10.1 fl oz-300ml Semi-Skimmed Milk


  1. Pre-heat oven to 374˚f/190˚c regular oven or 338˚f /170˚c fan assisted oven
  2. Grease a 24cm/9" square cake tin and set to one side
  3. Start by placing the bread and milk into a bowl and allow the bread to soak up all the liquid. Set to one side
  4. Add the mashed banana, margarine and sugar to a large mixing bowl and combine using an electric hand-mixer/stand mixer
  5. Incorporate the eggs and mix in
  6. Pour in the soggy bread you prepared earlier and combine again (do not worry about the appearance of the mixture)
  7. Sift in the flour, cinnamon and nutmeg and combine
  8. Finally, add the cranberries and mix one last time to distribute them
  9. Pour the mix into the pre-prepared tin and smooth out evenly. Pop into the oven for 55 minutes
  10. Remove from the oven and allow to cool in the tin completely
  11. Cut into squares and serve or store

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