Offaly families urged to join search for Ireland's best banana bread recipe

Photo: Celebrity chef Donal Skehan at the launch of the search for Ireland's best banana bread recipe.

With home baking one of the most popular activities enjoyed by families during the lockdown – and banana bread one of the most sought-after recipes – it is not surprising that a call would go out inviting mums, dads and children throughout Offaly and beyond to join in a search to find Ireland’s best banana bread recipe.

Behind it is Ireland’s well-known television chef, Donal Skehan whose programmes are a favourite amongst viewers and wannabe cooks.

Backed by Fyffes, the purpose is to discover some of the hidden ingredients and secrets that make baking banana bread so popular.

Awards will go to the overall winner and best junior baker with recognition for originality in a number of other areas.

Entries open from July 20th - 27th with results to be announced on July 31st. Details online at

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