Banana and walnut bread or Banana bread (loaf) with walnuts is a very simple and delicious bread that goes well with your evening tea or coffee. It can even be had just by itself as an afternoon snack. Since my kids have holidays, they were eager to help and excited to bake and be mom's big helpers. It is super easy to make this bread. All you need is some overripe bananas, egg, flour, and brown sugar. You can also add walnuts if you like.
Tips to make Banana and Walnut Bread
This bread has great texture and is very moist. Make sure the butter, egg, and milk are at room temperature. You can increase the quantity of sugar if you like it sweeter. Do not overmix while adding the dry ingredients to the wet. You can also use your hands to combine well if you wish. Top some walnuts on the top for decoration.
So if you have some overripe bananas sitting on your counter, you may want to try baking this yummy bread. It is just about mixing all the ingredients and putting them in the oven. Happy baking! Read on for the full recipe. If you like the flavor of chocolate in your banana bread, do check out the recipe of the Chocolate banana bread as well.
A delicious bread made with banana, brown sugar, all purpose flour and walnuts .10
- 1 ¾ cup all purpose flour
- 2 -3 large bananas overripe preferred
- 1 cup brown sugar ½ cup more if you like it sweeter
- 1 tsp baking soda
- ¼ tsp salt
- ¼ cup butter melted and cooled
- 1 large egg
- ¾ cup low fat milk
- 1 cup walnuts halved
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
Pre-heat oven to 350 deg F
Grease the baking pan with butter
Whisk the flour, baking soda and salt in a bowl and keep aside
Sprinkle a little flour on the halved walnuts
Mash bananas, butter, brown sugar, vanilla and egg in another bowl
Add half of the flour mixture into the bowl along with half the milk
Add the remaining flour ,milk , walnuts and stir until it forms a smooth paste
Pour the batter into the greased pan
Bake for about 50 minutes until the tooth pick inserted into the center comes out clean.
You can also alternatively check every 5 minutes after 50 minutes to make sure it cooks well as it took 65 – 70 minutes at another time all depends on the oven!
Let the bread sit in the pan for about 5 minutes
Gently move it to cooling rack until it is completely cooled
Cut into thick slices , banana bread is now ready ! Enjoy