Recipes that include flour

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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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.

Banana Walnut Loaf

Banana Walnut Loaf

Ingredients:

  • 1⁄2 cup of buttermilk, 80°–90°F
  • 2⁄3 cup of unsalted butter, 1⁄2-inch pieces at room temperature
  • 2 eggs, large, at room temperature
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1⁄2 cups of mashed bananas
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 1⁄3 cups of granulated sugar
  • 2 2⁄3 cups of  unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons of baking soda
  • 3⁄4 cup of chopped walnuts

 

Instructions – how to make banana walnut loaf:

Place ingredients, in order listed, in bread pan fitted with kneading paddle. Place in Cuisinart Convection Bread Maker. Press Menu and select Quick Bread/Cake. Press Crust and select Medium (or to taste). Press Loaf and select dough size. Press Start to mix and bake. After batter has mixed for 4 minutes, stir sides and bottom of bread pan with rubber scraper to ensure complete mixing. Allow to continue mixing. When tone sounds, press Pause and remove kneading paddle if desired. Press Start to continue baking. When cycle is completed, remove bread from machine and transfer to wire rack to cool. Bread slices best when allowed to cool. If not serving after cooling, wrap in plastic wrap to maintain freshness when completely cooled.

Makes a 2 pound 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.