Friday, May 21, 2010

Banana Bread



Ingredients:
All purpose flour   -2 1/2 cups
Baking soda          -1 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon              -1/4 tsp
Ground nutmeg      -1/4 tsp
Salt                        -1/4 tsp
Ripe bananas          -3 large ,peeled
Eggs                       - 2 large
Sugar                      -3/4 cup
Unsalted butter        -1/2 cup(1 stick) melted and cooled
Walnuts/cashew nuts-3/4 cup chopped
Confectioner's sugar for dusting(optional)

Method:
    Heat oven to 350 degrees.Coat two loaf pans with non stick cooking spray.Set aside.

In a large bowl,combine flour,baking soda,cinnamon,nutmeg and salt.Make a well in the center by pressing dry ingredients up against side of bowl.
Mash the banana in a second bowl..Add eggs,sugar and butter.With an electric mixer on medium speed,beat eggs,sugar and melted butter into bananas until smooth.

Pour banana mixture into well in dry ingredients and stir just until blended.Fold in walnuts or cashewnuts,then divide batter evenly between prepared loaf pans.

Bake loaves at 350 degrees for 35 minutes,until browned and tops spring back lightly when gently pressed.Remove to wire rack to cool,dust with confectioner's sugar,if desired and serve.



40 comments:

PranisKitchen said...

shahana wow what a delicious banana bread. its remind me the fruity cake Feel to taste some..nice with eve tea.

Kairali sisters said...

Wow..Banana bread looks yummy Shahana..Beautifully presented..

Love
Kairali sisters

Suja Sugathan said...

Banana bread looks so perfect and yummy..real treat.

divya said...

looks soo tempting and perfect.. .. nice clicks too.. :)

Sushma Mallya said...

Yummy & perfect looking slices of bread...

Nadji said...

Je n'ai encore jamais fait de pain aux bananes.
Je note ta recette.
Bon weekend.

Priya said...

Woww scrumptious banana bread..

Swathi said...

Shahana,

Banana bread adipoli annu allo

Yummy Team said...

My hubby is a big fan of banana bread..Banana bread adipoli!! Looks perfect and tasty..

Sayantani said...

lovely banana bread. looks perfect

Nithu Bala said...

perfect banana bread..yummy..

panchpakwan said...

Lovely banana bread..

Krishnaveni said...

beautiful banana bread

Rachana Kothari said...

Thats a perfect banana bread, looks delicious!

J said...

delicious!

sonu said...

hey shahana..banana bread looks yummy & perfect..looks very inviting !!

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

llos so soft..perfectly baked...yummmmmmmm

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Loved the banana bread. Simply wonderfully made.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Shahana
How are you?
This is an wonderful bread I must say specially the spicing. I am sure I will like it if I get a chance to eat this.
Have a nice weekend

MaryMoh said...

Your banana bread looks very delicious. It looks simpole to make too. Great for breakfast. Thanks for sharing. Have a lovely weekend. Mary

Fathima said...

kidilam banana bread... nice pictures as well...

PJ said...

looks delicious! it is one of my favorite quick breads

priya said...

hi dear,

There is an award waiting for u in my blog!!..please collect it!

Aparna said...

Healthy choice..:)

suma said...

Banana bread looks yumm!

Lazaro Cooks! said...

Love the banana bread it looks wonderful. Great job.

Cheers!

vineetha said...

tHis must be really yummy...5 -6 slice kittiyirunengillllllllllll :)

Leena said...

Very delicious quick bread with no fuss and yummy...

Swarna said...

bread has come out soo perfect ...

Sarah Naveen said...

Adipoli....looks so yummy!!

Juliana said...

Yummie, we love banana bread :-)

DailyChef said...

love, love, LOVE banana bread. Thanks for the recipe!

Chetana said...

Hey Shahana...love banana bread toasted with sum butter or a simple marmalade....want to make sum rite now...

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

yummmy yummmy...

GayathriRaj said...

Oh wow...banana is really looking yummy yaar....loved the cake a lot....

Cheryl said...

Yum. When my daughter was little she called banana bread "monkey bread". To this day we still call it that. Our favorite is a banana chocolate chip muffin.

Suhaina said...

looks so perfectly baked. I too make in this manner.Urs has come out very well.Yumm.

shriannalakshmi said...

Great pictures, I tried your recipe today. The kids loved it.

shahana said...

Thanks friend for your comments.I really appreciate your time.

SHRIANNALAKSHMI said...

simple and easy to cook.

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