Making banana bread is incredibly simple and tasty. It’s also healthier than most baked products, making it a fantastic snack to keep on hand and a well-liked dessert recipe. Banana bread is popular with both children and adults due to its sweet flavour and soft texture. A strong source of essential vitamins and minerals, banana bread is high in potassium and vitamin B6. If you are a beginner and want to attempt this amazing recipe then we are here to help you with an easy recipe and some useful tips and tricks.
Always use ripe bananas. The blacker they are on the outside, the better they will make the bread taste.
Mash the bananas properly so the banana flavour gets dispersed evenly.
Use refined flour for a lighter cake and whole wheat flour for a denser loaf.
Use brown sugar instead of white for more deeper flavor.
Mix the wet ingredients first and then the dry and never over-mix the flour
Use oil for a softer & more moist bread and butter for a denser, cake-ier bread.
Always bake in a well-greased loaf tin at not more than 180C.
2 medium bananas
¼ cup butter
½ tsp cinnamon powder
½ tsp vanilla essence
½ tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp maple syrup
A pinch of baking soda
A pinch of sea salt
85 grams almond flour
1 tbsp flax seeds (alsi) powder
Icing sugar for dusting
Preheat the oven at 180˚C. Take 2 medium bananas on a baking tray and roast for 10-15 minutes. Allow to cool slightly.
Peel the bananas and add them into a large bowl and mash them using a fork. Add butter and whisk till well combined.
Add cinnamon powder, vanilla essence, lemon juice, maple syrup, baking soda, sea salt, and break in the eggs into the same bowl and whisk well.
Add almond flour, flax seed powder and fold the mixture till well combined.
Transfer the prepared batter into a silicon mould and tap it gently. Place the mould on a baking tray. Bake in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
Take the mould out of the oven and allow it to cool to room temperature. De-mould and cut into slices.
Dust icing sugar on top and serve with blueberries or vanilla ice cream.
Coffee Walnut Banana Bread
Move over the regular banana bread and give your snack and brunch treat a drool-worthy and healthy twist with a Coffee Walnut Banana Bread. If you are cutting down on sugar, we know the perfect way to save your mood while giving your day the much-needed energy kick with the goodness of oats.
Check out this lip-smacking recipe of Coffee Walnut Banana Bread and thank us later.
3 ripe bananas
50gms (1/2cup) unsalted butter melted
1 beaten egg
1 teaspoon coffee powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cup full oats
1/2 cup walnuts
Preheat the oven at 180°C. In a bowl mash the bananas, add the melted butter to it. Add the beaten egg n whisk it into a smooth paste. Now add the coffee powder and baking soda n and mix it well. Do all the mixing n whisking you need now.
Now add the oats n gently fold it all in. The more gentle you are more fluffy the bread gets. Add walnuts n fold them in to with lot of love. Pour the batter in a greased loaf pan and pop it into the oven.
Let it bake for good 50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let it cool completely and slice it and serve it with any nut butter of your choice. Have a yummy n healthy breakfast or snack.
Bananas, whether mashed or otherwise, help lower the level of stress as they are rich in potassium which is an essential mineral needed to regulate water balance, acidity level and blood pressure. Consumption of dry fruits enhances energy and stamina and as they are rich in fibre, they provide better digestion.
Oats don’t contain any gluten instead, have more protein and fiber than regular flour. Apart from being rich in antioxidants and being incredibly nutritious, oats can improve blood sugar control, can lower cholesterol levels and protects LDL Cholesterol from damage.
Its soluble fiber beta-glucan aids in digestion, keeps the stomach satiated, keeps hunger pangs at bay while keeping one full. Hence, they are suitable for weight loss.