Banana Loaf Recipe

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How much does it cost to make this banana loaf recipe?

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In case you were wondering how much our signature classic banana loaf recipe costs to make, we have done the calculations for you! That way, if you need to make this banana loaf recipe for a bake sale or simply want to know how much delicious home baking costs you, you can understand the true cost of making a cake.

These prices were calculated in 2014 based on average supermarket prices. Since some of the ingredients are specialised, there are not own brand equivalents available, but where supermarket own brand could be found, we priced for that.

Obviously, all electrical appliances vary but we based electricty consumption on our own A rated electric oven and the current average UK electricity tarrif.

  • 225g plain wholemeal flour (branded): 34 pence
  • 4tsp baking powder (branded): 12 pence
  • 100g dark brown sugar (own brand): 25 pence
  • 100g butter or margarine (own brand): 40 pence
  • 450g bananas (fair trade): 32 pence
  • 100g raisins (own brand): 30 pence
  • 2 eggs (large, free range): 56 pence
  • Electricty: 1 hour on 160 degrees celsius: 10 pence
  • Optional disposible loaf tin liner: 11 pence
  • Grand total: £2.50