Banana bread is a sweet, cakelike bread which contains mashed bananas. Banana bread is a quick bread which typically uses baking soda as the leavening agent instead of yeast. Serve it with Cream tea or you can have it just like that.
Preheat oven to 350°.
In bowl, combine margarine or oil with sugar – beat well.
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in vanilla, bananas, and orange rind (if using).
Mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and choco chips (if using).
Beat into egg mixture, alternating with milk or yogurt. Pour into buttered pan.
Bake in oven for 40 minutes or until tester (toothpick) inserted in centre comes out clean.
Let cool in pan for 10 minutes.
Remove from pan and let cool on rack.