Recipes that include banana

Strawberry Banana Bread

Strawberry Banana Bread

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 cup)
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries (cut into bite sized pieces)
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions – how to make strawberry banana bread:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease and flour loaf pans or line a 12 cup muffin pan with paper liners or grease with butter or a vegetable spray.
In a medium sized bowl whisk together the brown sugar, eggs, and mashed banana.
Add the melted butter to the brown sugar mixture and stir to combine.
In another large bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
Gently fold in the berries, making sure they are coated with flour. This helps to prevent the berries from sinking during baking.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir only until the ingredients are just combined. Do not over mix the batter or you will end up with tough bread.
Place batter in loaf pan, 3 mini loaf pans, or 12 muffin cups.
Put in the oven and bake until a tester inserted in the center of a loaf comes clean about 30-35 min.
If you made muffins 20 to 25 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Makes 1 large loaf, or 3 mini loaves, or 12 regular sized muffins.

Coconut Banana Bread

Coconut Banana Bread

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 c. soft butter
  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 T. milk
  • 1 t. lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 t. almond extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1 cup toasted coconut

Instructions – how to make coconut banana bread:

Cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs. Add milk, lemon juice and almond extract. Add flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Mix together.

Stir in bananas and fold in coconut. Pour into greased and floured loaf pan.

Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Turn out on wire rack to finish cooling.

Tofu and Banana Bread

Tofu and Banana Bread

Ingredients:

  • 4 mashed bananas
  • 1 lb. of tofu (broken with fork, not too small)
  • 1 cup of oil
  • 1⁄2 cup of wheat germ
  • 6 tbsp. of milk
  • 1 tsp. of salt
  • 2 tsp. of vanilla extract
  • 11⁄2 cups of grated coconuts
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 4 tsp. of baking powder

Instructions – how to make tofu and banana bread

Preheat oven to 352 F.
Mix flour and baking powder. Put aside.
Mix all other ingredients together in large bowl.
Incorporate flour, stirring until firm.
Place in greased and slightly floured bread pan.
Cook in oven 1 hour.

Black Banana Bread

Black Banana Bread

Ingredients:

  • 175g/6oz of unsalted butter, softened
  • 175g/6oz of sugar (half light muscovado, half golden caster)
  • 75g/21⁄2oz of hazelnuts
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 175g/6oz of self-raising flour
  • 2 very ripe bananas (about 250g/9oz total weight)
  • drop of vanilla extract
  • 175g/6oz of good-quality dark or milk chocolate chips
  • a little demerara sugar

Instructions – how to make black banana bread:

1. Preheat the oven to 170C/325F/Gas 3. Line the base and sides of a 20cm x 12cm/8in x 5in loaf tin with baking parchment.
2. Beat the butter and sugars until light and coffee-coloured. This is best achieved in a food mixer.
3. Toast the hazelnuts, rub them in a tea towel to remove their skins, then grind quite finely.
4. Slowly add the eggs to the butter and sugar mixture, then mix in the toasted ground hazelnuts and self-raising flour.
5. Peel the bananas and chop them the small pieces.
6. Gently fold the vanilla extract, the bananas and the chocolate chips into the cake mixture, turning gently and taking care not to overmix.
7. Scoop the cake batter into the prepared loaf tin. Dust with a little demerara sugar.
8. Bake for between 1 hour and 1 hour 10 minutes, covering the cake with foil if the top starts to darken too quickly.

Whole Wheat Cinnamon-Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Whole Wheat Cinnamon-Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Ingredients:

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup white whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup flax seed meal
1/4 cup wheat germ
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups mashed banana (from 3 large, ripe bananas, a little more or less won’t hurt)
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips

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Honey Banana Bread

Honey Banana Bread

Ingredients:

  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 TB vanilla
  • 1 TB honey
  • 1⁄4 cup coconut oil
  • 2 cups almond flour or meal
  • 1⁄4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • cinnamon

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Easy Banana Bread

Easy Banana Bread

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese
  • Softened 1 cup sugar
  • 3 medium bananas, mashed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 cups biscuit baking mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

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Banana, honey and cinnamon bread

Banana, Honey and Cinnamon Bread

Ingredients:

2 cups of plain flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
Pinch of salt
1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
1/2 a cup of caster sugar
2 eggs
1 cup of reduced fat milk
1/4 a cup of honey
3 medium very ripe bananas, mashed

 

Instructions – how to make banana, honey and cinnamon bread

Preheat oven to 180 C. Line base and sides of a large loaf pan (about 23cm long x 10cm wide x 8cm deep) with non-stick baking paper.
Sift flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt and cinnamon into a large bowl. Stir in sugar.
Combine eggs, milk, honey and mashed bananas in a large jug. Whisk until combined.
Make a well in the centre of dry ingredients and using a metal spoon, gently fold in honey and egg mixture until well combined. Spoon mixture into prepared pan.
Bake for 45-55 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
Cool in pan for 10 minutes then turn onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Slice and serve lightly buttered or toasted if desired.

Serves 8.

Almond-Scented Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Almond-Scented Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup each all-purpose flour, white whole wheat flour, and almond meal
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 very ripe bananas, shmooshed into oblivion
  • 2 tablespoons each plain yogurt and sour cream (or 1/4 cup of either one)
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 stick butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 1/2 teaspoon each almond extract and vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

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Banana Bread

Banana Bread

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana (~2 large bananas)
  • 3/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts and/or chocolate chips

 

Instructions – how to make banana bread:

Heat oven to 325F.
In large mixer bowl, beat together sugar, oil and eggs. Stir in bananas and lemon rind. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt. Then add to banana mixture and stir until combined.
Fold in nuts and/or chocolate chips.
Pour into well-greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
Bake for 50-60 minutes or until done (toothpick test).
Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.

Makes one loaf.

Banana bread is a kind of bread that is made using mashed fully ready bananas. It is a moist, fairly sweet, cake-like loaf of bread. Banana bread very first started to be a regular element of US cookbooks with the popularization of baking soda along with baking powder in the 1930s, was published in Pillsbury’s 1933 Balanced Recipes cookbook, later on received more popularity with the launch of the first Chiquita Banana’s Recipe Book in 1950.