Olive Oil Banana Bread

Baking with Olive Oil is all the rage right now. And for good reason. It lends a very unique flavour and texture. If you want to bake up something soft and moist, Olive Oil is a good fat to use. This banana bread is just that. Soft, moist and filled with the goodness of nuts. For an added indulgence, this has some chocolate chip sprinkled on top. They make for a lovely breakfast or brunch option. Serve with a smear of butter and a drizzle of maple syrup. It’s heavenly !!

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Recipe :

Ingredients :

  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 medium bananas mashed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1/4 cup Chopped walnuts
  • 2 tbsp Flaked Almonds
  • 2 tbsp Chocolate Chips
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Method :

  1. Preheat oven to 175 C. Grease and line a loaf pan.
  2. In a bowl combine the two flours, salt, walnuts and fork through.
  3. In another bowl whisk mashed bananas, olive oil, sugar, vanilla, milk till aerated.
  4. Combine the wet and the dry. Pour into the loaf pan and sprinkle with flaked almonds and chocolate chips.
  5. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  6. Allow to cool completely in the tin before slicing.

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Brunch with Banana Bread !!
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Author: Subalakshmi Sundar

Hi. I am Subalakshmi Sundar. The face behind The Petit Bite. People gathered around a table, good food, great company and fun conversations are the things that make me the happiest. This blog is an attempt to share one part of that with all of you. Great Food. Indian palate is going through a huge culinary journey right now. We are rooted in traditions but want to explore the world cuisines as well. That's what I enjoy the most. A slight Indian twist given to world recipes to suit our palate. You will find easy recipes for busy days, slightly long recipes for days when cooking is therapy and recipes that take time to come together when you want to immerse yourself in to the fine art of cooking. Whatever recipe you choose, I hope it's a pleasure to cook and to eat. Do tag me on Instagram or facebook if you try any. Nothing makes me happier. Happy cooking, y'all.. Much Love, S.

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