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Avocado Banana Bread


Avocado Banana Bread

Firstly I want to thank all my lovely readers for their encouragement. It is a pleasure to write and share recipes with you all.

I am here again with another banana recipe. If you have read my earlier post on Warm Banana Cake ; you will know that I simply love using this fruit in my baking. Banana also acts as a great egg substitute. (½ pureed banana = 1 egg)

And just when you thought this recipe is good, it becomes awesome when you add the avocados to it. It is a great way to use up all those ripe goodies languishing in the fruit basket. Especially when you have tons of it.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup (about 1 medium) mashed avocado

1/2 cup (about 2 small) mashed ripe bananas

2 large eggs

1/2 cup milk

2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1/4 cup chopped pistachios

METHOD

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a sandwich tin with butter or cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the avocado and bananas.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl, then add flour, salt and baking soda.
  4. Crack the eggs one at a time and then add to the bowl. Never crack the eggs directly into the mixing bowl ( you do not want bad eggs or egg shells in your bread do you 😛 )
  5. Add the mashed puree and on slow speed, beat for 2 minutes until smooth. The mixture should be soft & airy enough to drop off the beaters when you lift them up. Stir in the walnuts & pistachios.
  6. Pour the mixture in the prepared tin and level the surface. Place in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  7. The cake is ready when they are risen and should spring back when lightly pressed. Cool for about 5 minutes before loosening the edges with a knife.
  8. Remove the cooled cake onto a rack.

All that is left to do is ‘Enjoy’ the bread and ‘Eat’ it too!

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Love & Hugs,

Trupti

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