Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Eggless Banana Apple - Walnut Raisin bread

Its December 1st and so officially its holiday season. I thought why not start of the holiday season with a sweet bread recipe, afterall its a sweet holiday!

A few posts back I blogged or rather just put up pics of a wonderful banana bread I baked. It was so yummy that I had to make it again soon. And I did, only this time made it eggless by adding apple sauce.
Its been sitting in my drafts for a long time, so what better time to post it now for the Hols....

The bread did come out, moist and sweet and yummy! Thats why the name Eggless Banana Apple - Walnut Bread.
Added raisins too this time along with walnuts, it sure was a good addition as well.

So if you want a sweet side to your holidays, go ahead, bake it and Enjoy it!




Original Recipe


Changes I made: using 2 bananas instead of 3, using apple sauce instead of eggs, lesser walnuts and using raisins.

Wet Ingredients:

2 bananas
2 small cups apple sauce, about 1 cup (substitute for eggs)
1/2 cup unsalted butter, 1 stick (melted in MW and cooled)
1 tsp vanilla extract



Dry Ingredients:

3/4 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
2 heaped tbsp raisins
1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour, maida
3/4 cup granulated white sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon

Method:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Get your loaf pan ready b sparying oil or buttering and flouring it.

Mix all the wet ingredients together in a bowl.

Mix the wet ingredients together, smash the bananas with the apple sauce, butter and vanilla extract.

Gently fold the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients. Don't mix in too hard. It should remain chunky.
(The original recipe says that if  you mix it in to smooth, will yeild and rubbery bread.)

Pour into the loaf pan and bake for 1 hour or till cooked, untill the toothpick comes out clean. I kept checking it after 50 mins.

Cool it, or serve warm....tastes yummy Enjoy!!!




Sending this to Veggie / Fruit of the Month - Banana hosted by Aipi of US Masala, started by Priya of Mharo Rajasthan

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17 comments:

  1. Bread looks soooo yummy,moist and delectable..

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  2. What a cool blog! This recipe sounds amazing too! This is a first for me, never seen this recipe before. Thanks for sharing. We are going to share this with all of our walnut loving friends. Hope you have a happy WalnutWednesday!

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  3. Excellent Very moist and delicious bread smitha.

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  4. Smitha thats great looking cake...perfectly baked

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  5. Beautiful bread..awesome combo of ingredients n perfectly baked!
    Thanks a lot for sending this awesome bread to my event :)

    US Masala

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  6. This is a perfect holiday recipe. It turned out beautifully...Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  7. Looks perfect and delicious!

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  8. Certainly going to try this Smitha. Looks yumm and the recipe is not intimidating.

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  9. perfectly baked...love it very much

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  10. hey smitha
    how r u dear ??i too miss all of u very much ...this bread looks amazing ,love the idea of replacing eggs with apple sauce...yummy
    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  11. This is whole lots of wonderful combination!

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