Boozy banana bread recipe

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This recipe for boozy banana bread is the perfect adults-only treat to enjoy this weekend.

boozy banana bread
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This recipe for boozy banana bread is the perfect adults-only treat to enjoy this weekend.

Boozy banana bread could be the next baking trend to emerge as the baking craze remains in full swing, with people turning to their fruit bowls for inspiration. Well, Aldi have challenged us all to level up from basic banana bread and create something really booze-iful.

Using their Old Hopkin Spiced rum, ripe bananas, blueberries and a spare hour you can make this boozy banana bread recipe at home. It’s the perfect cure for one of spring’s rainy days, when you’re stuck inside and need something to occupy your time.

Whether you choose to have this banana bread with a piping cup of tea or coffee, or a crisp glass of prosecco this weekend, that’s up to you.

Looking for more banana bread recipes? We love this classic nutty banana bread recipe for an added crunch.


  • 150g blueberries
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 140g self-raising flour
  • 140g butter or spread
  • 140g caster sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 50ml spiced rum




  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees and line the side of cake tin with non-stick baking parchment. Peel bananas and chop.
  2. Whisk bananas, rum, eggs, spread, caster sugar, flour and baking powder until smooth or blend in a food processor.
  3. Put a third of the batter into the bread tin and sprinkle over a third of the blueberries. Repeat this until you have used all the ingredients.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes, or until risen. Allow to cool then slice, serve and enjoy!
Top Tip for making Boozy banana bread

Serve this banana bread with butter or drizzle with honey

Grace Walsh
Features Writer

Grace Walsh is a Features Writer for, covering breaking news health stories during the Covid-19 pandemic as well as lifestyle and entertainment topics.  She has worked in media since graduating from the University of Warwick in 2019 with a degree in Classical Civilisation and a year spent abroad in Italy. It was here that Grace caught the bug for journalism, after becoming involved in the university’s student newspaper and radio station.