Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Basic Southern style Banana bread

Banana bread

Butter ½ cup, softened
Sugar 1 cup, can be reduced to half depending on your sugar preference
Vanilla extract 1 tsp
Eggs 2 nos
Over ripe bananas 1 cup (around 2) mashed
Salt ½ tsp
Bread flour or all purpose flour 1 ¾ cups
Baking soda 1 tsp
Baking powder 1 tsp
Sour cream ½ cup
Dates ½ cup, chopped

Preparation

Sift all the dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt) into a bowl and set aside.

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until smooth. Add the vanilla extract, mix well and add eggs one by one and mix in a medium speed using an egg beater. Next add the mashed bananas and incorporate well. Now add the sifted dry ingredients to this and mix using a wooden spoon. Add the sour cream and dates, incorporate well. Pour the bread batter to a greased loaf pan and bake at 350 F for about 50-55 minutes.

Banana bread Cheers!!!
Suji

18 comments :

  1. wow delicious bread,they turned out perfect...

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  2. Adding dates is nice ...and looks just so perfect

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  3. kandittu kothiyavunnu...looks yummy yummy..

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  4. nicely presented and looks so yummy suji!!

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  5. looks so tempting and perfect.. awesome pictures too..

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  6. Thanks for sharing such a delicious recipe! I just made a loaf and it was really moist. I cut the sugar to 3/4 cup and it was perfect!

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  7. wow that bread looks so delicious

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  8. Thanks r^2 for the feedback...And I am so happy that the loaf turned out good. I sometimes try it with 1/2 brown sugar too, just in case if you are interested.

    Thanks again
    Suji

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  9. Nannayitunu ketto..murichu vachathu kanan nalla professional look undu..Kollam :)

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  10. sounds lipsmacking..:P
    awesome presentation...
    Tasty Appetite

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