Banana bread

This is a recipe that has been tested at many bike races, you will find in my second cookbook Eat Race Win.

I have worked on over the years. It's a merge between Richie Porte's mom's (Australian) recipe, My ex mom in laws (American) and my own take on those two recipes.

Banana bread

Yield: 1 loaf

Prep time: 10-15 min

Cooking time: 35-40 min

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 3 ripe brown bananas

  • 200 ml non-dairy milk

  • 100 g brown sugar

  • 50 g brown cane sugar

  • 50 ml olive oil

  • 1 whole large egg

  • 200 g flour

  • 140 g almond flour

  • 115 g oats

  • 3 tsp. baking powder

  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt

  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground cardamom


  • berries

  • banana

  • peanut butter or any nut butter

  • apple

  • greek yoghurt

Step 1.

Preheat the oven to 175°C/350°F.

Line a loaf pan with baking paper, then grease it up.

Step 2.

Peel and mash the bananas in a large mixing bowl.