Banananana Bread. EXTRA anana as it's EXTRA good. 🍌🍞
I've been secretly hiding bananas until they get brown and then I guilt my husband into making banana bread. THERE. I've said it. 😬
He's definitely the baker of the family (see https://www.addictedtoveg.com/post/chocolatey-coffee-fluffy-moist-caaaake next). After the last hockey puck experience of mine, it is entirely in his court, and if I have to hide banana's to get him baking, I bloody well will. #noshame 😋
He uses this recipe from @bbcgoodfood, but omits the dried fruit as he isn't a fan... (he couldn't be THAT perfect). Thank you Helen Rothwell for adding this beauty to the BBC Good Food site. 💚
So fellow bakers (or hockey puck makers), here's what you'll need:
3 large black bananas
75g vegetable oil or sunflower oil (weight), plus extra for greasing
100g brown sugar
225g plain flour (or use self-raising flour and reduce the baking powder to 2 heaped tsp)
3 heaped tsp baking powder
3 tsp cinnamon or mixed spice
50g dried fruit or nuts (optional)
Before the beauty went in......
Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Mash the peeled bananas with a fork, then mix well with the oil and sugar. Add the flour, baking powder and cinnamon, and combine well. Add the dried fruit or nuts, if using.
Bake in a greased, lined 2lb loaf tin for 20 minutes. Check and cover with foil if the cake is browning. Bake for another 20 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean.
Allow to cool a little before slicing. It's delicious freshly baked, but develops a lovely gooey quality the day after.
And omg, the next day it was EVEN BETTER!!!!! 😍 Enjoy fellow Vegos!! 🌱💚