Thursday, September 25, 2014

Eggless Banana Cake Recipe

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Recipe type: dessert
Cuisine: eggless banana cake
Serves: 3-4
  • 4 medium to large ripe or over ripe bananas - 300 gms or 0.66 lbs
  • 1.5 cups whole wheat flour/atta
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • a pinch of salt
  • ½ cup organic unrefined cane sugar or regular sugar
  • ⅔ cup any neutral flavored oil (i used sunflower oil)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 10 halved walnuts, chopped or any dry fruits of your choice (optional)

Eggless banana cake recipe:

1. take ripe or over ripe bananas. i have used here over ripe bananas. mash the bananas with a fork to a smooth consistency. there should be no chunks. you can also use a blender to mash the bananas.
mash the bananas
2. add sugar, oil and vanilla extract.
add sugar to mashed bananas
3. stir very well so that the oil mixes with the banana puree and the sugar dissolves.
banana puree
4. sieve whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt directly in the bowl.
making batter for banana cake recipe
5. fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients very well.
making banana cake recipe
6. add the chopped walnuts and fold again. apart from walnuts, you can also add raisins, pistachios or any dry fruits of your choice. chocolate chips or cacao nibs can also be added. if you like spiced cakes, you can also add about 1/8 tsp of cinnamon or nutmeg powder in the cake.
add dry fruits for making banana cake recipe
7. pour the batter in a greased or lined loaf pan ( 7.5 x 4 x 2.5 inches) or round cake pan (7.5 x 2 inches).
pour banana cake batter in a pan
8. bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees C/350 degrees F for 45 to 50 mins or till tooth pick inserted in the cake comes out clean. the timing varies from oven to oven. please check notes below for more details. the orange yellowish color is due to incandescent lighting in my kitchen.
bake eggless banana cake
9. when warm or cooled, slice and serve eggless banana cake plain with tea or coffee.
eggless banana cake recipe

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