Preparation Time : 15 mins
Baking time : 45 mins
2-3 ripe bananas ( mashed)
1 and half cup all purpose flour
Sugar ( 3/4 rth cup)
a pinch of salt
Half cup any refined oil or 1/3rd cup melted butter
Vanilla essence ( 1 teaspoon)
1 teaspoon baking powder.
2 full eggs.
5-6 chopped walnuts.
Mix bananas, sugar , vanilla essence and eggs via an electric hand mixer or manually until sugar gets dissolved.
Add the melted butter or oil and mix well.
In a separate bowl add salt,baking powder and flour and sift it .
Slowly add the flour mix in the sugar-eggs-banana mix and stir it well to avoid lumps .
Add the chopped walnuts in the batter and mix.
Preheat the oven to 160 Degrees C .
Pour the batter in your greased baking mould and bake it for 45 mins to 1 hour, till you see the tester toothpick or knife edge comes out clean from the center .
Remove from oven and allow it to cool on a rack.
Remove the banana bread from mould.
Slice it and serve with your hot cup of tea or coffee.
NOTE: If you want to skip eggs, add another teaspoon of baking soda to keep it airy and fluffy.