Picture of sweet potato, banana and hazelnut bread

A lovely moist spiced loaf made with bananas, sweet potato and hazelnuts. Sort of like banana bread but with added goodies! This is great for breakfast and also for an afternoon snack. Another way of using up over ripe bananas.


preparation time: 15-45 minutes (depending on whether you are cooking the sweet potato first)

cooking time: 30-40 minutes




2 medium sweet potatoes (leftover cooked sweet potato would be great here but I cooked from fresh for this recipe)

2 over ripe bananas

2 eggs

1/4 cup sunflower/vegetable oil

1/2 cup whole hazelnuts

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 cup plain flour

1 tsp baking soda

11/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1/2 tsp allspice (pimento)

Step 1:

  • preheat oven to 190C and grease a loaf tin