Banana Bread

Banana Bread

Banana BreadMy mom used to get a loaf of banana bread from Giant, a local grocery store in KL whenever we do grocery shopping at Ampang Point. I have never thought of making my own banana bread, not realizing how feasible it is to make a loaf of banana bread 😉 I was first introduced to making banana bread from scratch when I was at my sis’s place. A homemade banana bread is much much tastier than store-bought. In addition, you can add additional ingredients to add additional flavor such as nuts, choc chips, coconut flakes or even instant coffee!

The one I made above is half plain and half sunflower seeds banana bread. I had tried few banana bread recipes and after customizing some recipes a little bit, here’s the recipe that I have been using. It produces a moist, dense texture with sweetness from the banana and the brown sugar(only 2 tbsp if you use them).

Banana Bread
 
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Recipe type: Snack/Breakfast
Serves: one load pan
Ingredients
  • 5.3 tbsp (75g) unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar (optional)
  • 3-4 ripe banana
  • 2 large eggs
  • ⅕ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1.5 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Melt butter in a small bowl in microwave and cool it.
  3. Add 2 tbsp brown sugar.
  4. Mix mashed banana, whisked eggs and vanilla extract in a medium bowl with a spatula.
  5. Sift in flour, baking soda, baking powder and pinch of salt into the bowl.
  6. Fold all ingredients using spatula until combined (don't overfold).
  7. Pour the batter into a greased and floured loaf pan (or you can use parchment paper).
  8. Bake at 350 F for 50mins.

 

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