Friday, March 30, 2012

Banana Bread


Banana(well riped) - 2 nos(mashed well)
All purpose flour - 1 1/4 cup
Sugar -1/2 cup
Baking powder - 3/4 tsp
Baking Soda - 1/4 tsp
Butter - 1/2 cup - 2 tbsp( melted)
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Egg - 1 no
Walnut/Almond(sliced) - 1/2 cup approx(optional).
Vanilla extract - 1 tsp

Preheated the oven to 350 F and grease the loaf pan with butter/cooking spray well and dusted with all purpose flour and keep it aside 

First mix the wet ingredients.In a bowl beat the egg slightly and then add butter,vanilla extract,sugar and mashed banana into the egg ,mix it well with whisk and keep it aside.

Then sieve the flour with baking powder ,baking soda & salt. Add this flour mixture with wet ingredients and mix it well.

Finally add the nuts and mix it well.

Pour the mixture into loaf pan and place it in the middle rack of the preheated oven and bake it until the toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean(takes about 30-45 mins).Remove it from oven and place it on wire rack and cool it completely.

Slice it and enjoy the delicious banana bread.