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Moist banana bread, how I missed thee…

It has been a while since I last baked. And by ‘a while’, I mean a good year perhaps, so I was a little nervous about baking something for someone. I know how much my dad loves banana bread, and I was craving for some. It shouldn’t be too hard right?

There are many versions of banana bread, I like mine especially moist, and thanks to my chef cousin, who gave me her favourite recipe. Here are some of the ingredients required.

The recipe is as follows:

78 g of unsalted butter

155 g of flour

1 tsp of baking powder

1 tsp of baking soda

85g of honey

80g of brown sugar

½ tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp salt

225g of mashed bananas (preferably ripe)

1 tsp vanilla

1 egg

155g choc chips (optional – for those who loves chocolate!)

180 degrees @ 25 – 30mins

So instructions:

Beat egg on its own until fluffy

Put in bowl: flour, baking powder, baking soda, brown sugar, ground cinnamon, salt and vanilla and mix well

Add butter and egg into the mixture

In a separate bowl: mash bananas and put in above mixture

Take out baking bread container and slither with butter, so that the bread does not stick

Pour mixture into the container

I like to add a few bananas on top

Put in oven for 25 – 30 minutes at 180 degrees and voila:

As you can see, the banana bread is a little thin, my dad usually likes them thin – portion control he says, so if you want it bigger, then double everything above.

Was it good? I will have to ask my dad, however, I did have a slither, and it was moist, had fresh banana bits in it and was good! Especially when it’s warm and served with butter. I reduced the sugar and honey, as my dad is not allowed to eat too much of it.

If it wasn’t for dad, I would have added some choc chips, and the choc chip would give it a nice chocolatey flavour.

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