Apple and Banana Bread …

Apple Banana Bread 001

If you’re looking for a delicious recipe for afternoon tea or something that can be frozen for school lunches, then this recipe is ideal … the sweetness of the banana and texture of beautiful chunks of apple will have you licking your lips and definitely wanting more.  Enjoy!

Apple and Banana Bread …
 
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Ingredients ...
  • 125g butter, chopped (at room temperature)
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspooon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup ripe mashed banana
  • 2 green apples, peeled and chopped
  • ¼ cup milk
Method ...
  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Lightly grease 2 small loaf pans. Line base and sides with baking paper.
  2. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar together until light and creamy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Sift flour, cinnamon and soda together in another bowl.
  5. Into the creamed butter and sugar, fold banana, three-quarters of the apple, milk and flour mixture until just combined.
  6. Spread between loaf pans and sprinkle with remaining apple. Bake for approximately 40 minutes until cooked and test with a skewer. Cool in pan for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely. Slice and serve (or freeze).

 

Clever Tricks, Tips and Hints ….

To line the loaf tins for this recipe, I simply spray the entire inside of the tin lightly with cooking spray and then lay a strip of baking paper through the middle section of the tin only and up both sides.  Trim the excess baking paper but leave 1 – 2 cm overhanging on both sides.  It’s easier than trying to line all 4 sides and the Apple Banana Bread can still be removed easily by grabbing the overhang of the baking paper and lifting it out of the tin and onto the cooling rack.

Apple Banana Bread 002

Apple Banana Bread 003

Comments

  1. I like the big chunks of fruit in this Sandie! :)

  2. Damn delicious banana bread !!!
    the photograph is really seducing my taste buds…

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