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How to make banana bread: 3 recipes that you will like

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Banana bread is one of those easy recipes that many of us remember from our grandparents’ house. If you like cakes or puddings with fruit, you cannot miss the step-by-step recipes that we share with you today. You will love them!

Banana bread: 3 easy recipes
The origin of banana bread is believed to be in Southeast Asia. However, there is not much information about this delicious dessert. Animes we recommend you to try some of these recipes, not only for its distinctive flavor but also for its contribution of potassium and vitamins B6 and C .

1. Classic banana bread

The first recipe that we have chosen for you is a classic version but without butter. In this way, we avoid incorporating saturated fat into bread . The necessary contribution of fat so that it comes out moist and is well preserved is given by the oil. Thus, we advise you to opt for olive oil due to its high nutritional value.

Ingredients

3 eggs
200 g white sugar
200 ml oil
3 bananas
200 ml milk
400 g self-rising flour
A pinch of baking soda
A splash of vanilla extract
Ground cinnamon (to taste)

Elaboration

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
Prepare a pudding mold: flour and butter.
Beat the eggs with the sugar until you get a homogeneous mixture without lumps. You will see that it acquires a whitish color.
Add the oil and milk and continue beating.
Peel and mash the three bananas with the help of a fork.
Add the mashed bananas to the mixture and incorporate well.
Sift the flour together with the baking soda and ground cinnamon. Reservation.
Pour the vanilla extract into the liquid mixture and beat until well incorporated.
Add the flour with the baking soda, without beating excessively to avoid activating the gluten and making the bread dry after cooking.
Bake for about half an hour or until the toothpick comes out dry.
2. Bread with seeds and nuts
To the valuable nutritional contribution of the banana, we add the benefits of the seeds and nuts . In this case, we opted to incorporate sunflower and flax seeds. Of course, you can add those nuts and seeds that you like the most. To obtain a greater fiber intake , we use whole wheat flour instead of common flour.

Ingredients

3 bananas
150 ml of olive or sunflower oil (your choice)
150 g of brown sugar
3 large eggs
100 g walnuts
100 ml milk
350 g whole wheat flour
1 sachet of chemical yeast
Flax and sunflower seeds (to taste)
Oat flakes (to taste)

Elaboration

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
Press the bananas with the help of a fork and place them in a bowl.
Add the milk and mix well. Reservation.
Beat the eggs in a bowl. Add the oil and sugar and beat until the mixture is homogeneous and grows in volume.
Add the banana and milk mixture to the bowl from point 4.
Sift the flour together with the baking powder and then add it to the batter. Mix well.
Chop the walnuts very small and add them to the dough.
Grease and flour a mold and pour the mixture there.
Sprinkle with the seeds and oats.
Bake for an hour or until the toothpick comes out dry.

3. Carrot banana bread

Our latest proposal is a delicious vegan recipe that combines the sweet flavors of carrot and banana to achieve a bread with a unique color, texture and flavor.

Ingredients

2 cups spelled flour
75 g of coconut
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
a pinch of salt
110 ml of almond milk
56 ml of extra virgin olive oil
3 bananas
3 carrots
80 g walnuts

Elaboration

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
Grate the three carrots and mash the bananas with the help of a fork. Reservation.
Sift the flour together with the baking soda, baking powder and a pinch of salt.
Add the oil, milk and mashed bananas to the dry ingredients. Mix until integrated.
Add the carrots and coconut.
Prepare a pudding mold and pour the mixture.
Bake 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
General tips and ideas
You can include chocolate chips as a variation on the first recipe.
If you want to reduce the amount of sugar to incorporate in each recipe, opt for very ripe bananas.
You can include all kinds of nuts and seeds in any of the recipes, not only sprinkling them on top but also in the mixture.
Another interesting option can be to combine other fruits with bananas, for example: blueberries.
The banana bread can be perfect to serve as a dessert, accompanied by coffee or tea. Try all the variations you want and enjoy the incredible flavor of the banana.

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