Quick Banana Bread

Breakfast? Dessert? Banana bread is always very popular! I tried Bob the chef’s recipe and it was a pleasant surprise because of the simplicity of it!

If you open my freezer, you’ll notice that I have many frozen black bananas. I use them for banana breads and also to replace eggs in dessert recipes. In a gesture of reducing food waste, I freeze bananas that have matured too long. I could use them immediately in the recipes, but if I run out of time, I freeze them for later.

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Positives

One-pot recipe

Simple and few ingredients

Preparation time: only 10 minutes

Soft texture on the inside, crispy on the outside

Freezable

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Prep : 10 min

Cooking : 1h

Servings : 1 bread

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe bananas

  • 125 ml (½ cup) canola or vegetable oil

  • 125 ml (½ cup) granulated sugar

  • 2.5 ml (½ teaspoon) vanilla

  • 10 ml (2 teaspoons) baking powder

  • 5 ml (1 teaspoon) baking soda

  • 350 ml (about 1 ⅓ cup) flour (to make it healthier, make half and half unbleached flour and wheat flour)

  • A pinch of salt

  • Optional: dark chocolate, cranberries, walnuts

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 ° F.

  2. In a bowl, mash bananas with oil, sugar and vanilla.

  3. Add baking powder and baking soda and mix with a wooden spoon.

  4. Add the flour, salt and optional ingredients and mix until a homogeneous mixture is obtained (don’t be surprised that the mixture is thicker than a cake mix).

  5. Pour into a lightly oiled bread pan.

  6. Cook about an hour (check the cooking with a toothpick, if it comes out clean, the bread is cooked).

  7. Let cool, unmold, slice and serve.

Recipe adapted from Bob le chef : http://boblechef.com/recettes/pain-aux-bananes-vegetalien

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