Meghan Markle Found Time to Make Banana Bread On Her (Already Exhausting) Royal Tour

Is there anything the Duchess can't do?

October 24, 2018
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Think Meghan Markle is the coolest person ever to hit the royal family? She just might be – and she’s also possibly the nicest, ever. Period.

As if juggling pregnancy (just entering her second trimester by most accounts), jetlag and 16 days of speeches, meetings and handshaking with Prince Harry wasn't enough, the Duchess took it upon herself to make homemade banana bread for morning tea with the Woodley's, a fifth-generation farming family in Australia, during the first leg of the tour.

Speaking of tea, in addition to her homemade banana bread, Meghan also brought a tin of Fortnum and Mason Royal Blend tea as a gift. Because what pairs better with a Duchess's banana bread than royal family-approved tea?

Yes, we’re amazed, too.

Here's the lowdown on the bread itself: Meghan's now-famous banana bread was baked in the kitchen of Admiralty House in Sydney after a long day of engagements. The bread isn't just your ordinary loaf. It has slices of fresh ginger, chocolate chips, and, as the Duchess put it, "too many bananas.”

Plus, banana bread is extra meaningful because it’s long been established that bananas are a favorite of Prince Harry’s. So she’s not only an amazing guest, but also a super sweet wife!

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