Banana Cake/Bread

The excitement of my first post has made way to this post 🙂

Cake/Bread means this recipe is give something sweeter than bread, less sweeter than cake. I can brave to call this wee-bit healthy as I’m using Wheat flour instead of Maida and it butter-free. So let’s begin…

Ingredients

1 cup Wheat flour

1/2 cup  sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

4 tbsp oil

2 bananas (mashed)

4 tbsp milk

1 tbsp curds

1 tsp vanilla essence

Next what?!?!

Pre-heat the oven to 180 degree Celsius. While the oven is getting heated up, there is somethings you need to do. For a change we will not sieve the flour. We will prepare the cake with the little roughage.

First, take the banana and mash it. With hands or fork is your choice. I did it with hands.

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Then the wet ingredients namely – oil, milk, curds and vanilla essence. Mix them well. You will have to excuse me, the pic does not look great!

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Then add sugar, salt and baking soda. Mix it well again.

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To this add the wheat flour and mix.

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You know what I did… I added a few pieces of chopped cashews and a few raisins.You can also add chopped walnuts or almonds. Then I  greased the bread pan liberally with ghee. You can grease it with either oil or butter. The choice is completely yours 🙂 And this how my batter looked in the bread pan –

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By the time you finish all these work, your oven will go “keeeeenk” , letting you know that the oven is pre-heated. Now push the bread pan into the oven and bake it for 40-50 mins.

Please note – Each oven has its own baking time. 10 mins before the allocated time, check your cake if it is done.  You will know the cake is done when the knife/fork/skewer/toothprick  inserted, comes out clean. Even if there is time left, go ahead and take the cake out of the oven. Cool it on a rack.

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Yes… I know the raisins on the surface look a little burnt. But the taste was unadulterated. So here I will cut a piece of bread/cake for you….

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Have a warm piece… you will love it. It tastes good even when completely cooled. Enjoy!!  Try this… and let me know how it comes out.

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