|1||Preheat the oven to 180 °C (170 °C fan, gas mark 4).|
|2||Place all the ingredients except the bananas and pecans in the metal bowl.|
|3||Run the PASTRY/CAKE programme. Scrape down the wall of the bowl, if necessary.|
|4||Add the bananas and pecans at the end and restart the programme 10 seconds.|
|5||Butter and flour a large loaf tin. Pour the batter into the prepared tin and using a|
knife, score the batter lengthwise, once. Bake for about 1 hour until well risen
|6||Turn the banana bread out onto a rack to cool. When cold, serve with a scoop of|
vanilla or caramel ice cream.