Get your



EsmeSalon Recipes

Get access to 1000+ homemade tried and tested recipes by home chefs

By subscribing, I agree to receive a newsletter, exclusive content and free gifts, and declare that I have read the privacy policy and terms and conditions.

Banana and Dried Fig Bread

Please Spread the love, Sharing is Caring!

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Please note that EsmeSalon may have a financial relationship with some of the vendors we mention in this post which means we may get compensated financially or in kind, at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through any link in this post. Please refer to our Affiliate Disclosure and Privacy Policy should you require any additional information.

Banana and Dried Fig Bread, what a lovely treat for your afternoon tea or coffee break, You must give this one a try.

I’ve made this bread, changed it the second time around. the picture included is one I took (makes one 9×5 inch loaf)


2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup canola oil
2 tbsp banana flavoring or vanilla
1 cup chopped dried figs
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
2 eggs
3 large ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 1/4 cup)

Banana and Dried Fig Bread, what a lovely treat for your afternoon tea or coffee break, You must give this one a try.


Heat oven to 350 F. Coat a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar, banana, buttermilk, oil, and flavoring until evenly blended.
Beat in flour mixture until just blended. Stir in figs and walnuts.
Pour into pan and bake 50 – 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and finish cooling on rack.

Baked, tried, and tested by Haniki AndsometimesPieter Theron

  • Make tomorrow more amazing than today!
  • Just believe in yourself and dream big.
  • Do not give up on your hopes. Take care always.


I, Esme Slabbert, am the author and creator of this site, EsmeSalon. It is unlawful to re-use any content from this blog, without my written permission. Please contact me should you wish to discuss it further.


My goal is to provide the best homemade recipes that are healthy for all families to enjoy. I also endeavor to showcase and share other bloggers and promote them on my Blog. You will also find Resources and Courses and Services for Bloggers which I promote from time to time.

Leave a Comment