Recipe: Banana Walnut Bread

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Last week I posted pictures of some of my dishes and asked what recipes you would like me to share. This first one came from BrilliantViewpoint of brillantviewpont.com:

“I love ALL of them… hard to choose… but since I am Italian and in the morning or afternoon like to have a cake that is not sweet, I like the banana bread. Being home bound, it seems we need a scone or your banana bread with tea as a treat! THANKS for all the cooking inspiration. 🙂”

Thanks BrilliantViewpoint. This super easy recipe is adotped from Simplyrecipes.com by Elise Bauer.

Ingredients:

  • 3 ripe bananas, peeled and finely mashed with forks
  • 1/3 cup butter melted (approx. 5 tablespoon or 75g)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking sode
  • 1/2 cup walnut, chopped

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Butter a 4×8 inch loaf pan.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine butter and mashed bananas.
  4. Add sugar and egg, mix well.
  5. Add baking soda and salt, stir to combine but not overmix.
  6. Mix in the flour to combine but not overmix.
  7. Add chopped walnut to combine but not overmix.
  8. Pour the batter into the buttered loaf pan.
  9. Bake for 1 hour or until a tester runs through the center clean.
  10. Cool on a rack.
  11. Remove from the pan and serve as is

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Or toasted topped with creamy Irish butter 😛

15 thoughts on “Recipe: Banana Walnut Bread

  1. Yahoo!! I didn’t realize I was not on WordPress for a few days… LUCKILY, I kept scrolling down my READER and found your RECIPE!! Thank you, super excited to make this! Sweet of you to mention me too. I also want to learn to make lemon meringue pie. Do you know Dublin is the first place where I could find it in so many places! You are making me think of Dublin… OK, off to get the ingredients for your banana bread! ❤

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      1. I have stepped into Powerscourt Center before and admired it’s beautiful layout. Never went to a restaurant/cafe there. I have Queen of Tarts on my list, but have’t got a chance to visit. Will check out both places. Thanks for the tip 🙂

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  2. This looks delicious. I do like easy recipes like this one. I just made some fig and walnut bread as an alternative to banana bread. Both of these are lovely as a breakfast dish. I will give this one a try.

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