Banana bread

A new weekend favourite!
 
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Recipe from: 17 December 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 25 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 500
    ml
    self-raising flour
  • 80
    ml
    cake flour
  • 2.5
    ml
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 125
    ml
    brown sugar
  • 60
    ml
    maple syrup
  • 100
    ml
    chocolate shavings
  • 160
    ml
    overripe bananas, mashed
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 250
    ml
    buttermilk
  • 80
    ml
    oil
  • extra bananas and brown sugar for garnishing
  • CREAMED CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 30
    g
    butter, at room temperature
  • 60
    g
    smooth cottage cheese
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 325
    ml
    icing sugar
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 180ºC.

Grease six to 12 small loaf tins.

Sift the dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Stir in the maple syrup, chocolate and banana, followed by the egg, buttermilk and oil. Don’t overmix.

Divide the batter among the loaf tins and garnish with banana slices and brown sugar. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown and done. Leave the loaves in the tins for a few minutes before turning them out,

Prepare the frosting:

Cream the butter, cottage cheese and vanilla essence in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the icing sugar. Either frost the banana loaf or serve with the frosting on the side.

Words and image: Home
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