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Slices of banana fudge loaf on a wooden board.

Banana Fudge Loaf

This is the easiest banana loaf you can make - just a quick mix of the ingredients in one bowl and it's ready for the oven.
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Keyword banana fudge loaf, Mary Berry banana fudge loaf, Mary Berry banana loaf
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 376kcal
Author Nickki Thompson (adapted from a Mary Berry Recipe)


  • 100 g soft butter
  • 175 g soft light brown sugar
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanila Extract
  • 200 g Self raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 large over ripe bananas (about 300g in peeled weight) mashed
  • 100 g fudge chunks, chopped into small pieces, plus 25g extra for sprinking over the top


  • Preheat the oven to 180C. Butter and line a 2lb loaf tin.
  • Beat all of the ingredients together for two minutes until the batter is smooth and everything is well incorporated.  Pour into the tin, smooth the top and sprinkle over the remaining 25g chopped fudge pieces.
    Bake for one hour, or until well risen and a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean.  Leave to cool on a wire rack.