Banana Walnut Bread


1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 cup/ 115 gm unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup sugar
3 very ripe bananas
1/2 cup toasted walnut pieces


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease a loaf pan with butter or spray with baking spray.
  2. Peel and mash the bananas with a fork and keep it aside (about 1 cup).
  3. Sift the flour, baking soda and salt into a medium bowl and keep it aside.
  4. Whisk the eggs and vanilla essence together in a bowl and keep it aside.
  5. In another large bowl or in the bowl of electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  6. Then gradually pour the egg mixture into the creamed butter and stir to mix until incorporated.
  7. Add the mashed bananas and mix well.
  8. Add in the flour mixture and mix with a rubber spatula/ wooden spoon until just incorporated.
  9. Fold in the walnuts and then transfer the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for about 50-55 minutes or until the toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  11. Cool for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely… Then slice the bread and serve…
Recipe Source: foodnetwork

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