5 Ripe bananas
2 Ripe Mango
1 cup. Oil
4 cups baking flour
4 Eggs
1/2 cup. Molasses
1 cup. Brown sugar
1/2cup. Raisins
1 tsp. Anise essence
1 tsp. Mix essence
2tsp Nutmeg
2 tbsp. Cinnamon powder
Grated ginger – to taste
2 tsp. Lemon zest-
2 tbsp. Baking powder
1tsp. Baking soda
Butter to grease


  • Preheat the oven to 350F
  • Peel the bananas and crush them with a fork, reserve them in a bowl.
  • Peel the mangoes and cut into small pieces, add to the banana.
  • Grease and flour 2 baking loaf pans.
  • Mix the eggs, essences, lemon zest, and oil with the banana and mango then sift in the flour and all the dry ingredients and mix well with a wooden spoon.
  • Place in the pans and bake for 30 to 45 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool, remove from pan. Cut into slices and serve.


To make the Banana and Gingerbread; Substitute mango for 2 tbsp. of powder ginger and add an extra banana.

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