Thursday, September 6, 2012

Banana Walnut Bread - without eggs!

                                                Tastespotted and Foodgawked

I admire her.
So does she.
I appreciate her talents and creativity.
So does she.

It's not that tendency of reciprocating, but genuinely mutual.
We wanted to meet. And we finally did, after ages!

The bubbly young girl with whom I went on and on with no clue of time!

It had been long since I visited her lovely space and in no time I got hooked to one of her recent recipes of  Banana Walnut Bread . I couldn't wait to bake it and in less than an hour I relished the warm moist yummiest banana breads I'd ever had! It was late in the evening and I was too tired/ lazy/ cranky to take pics :)

V who never tastes my bakes couldn't stop with one..two..three..four slices and soon the loaf was getting over!
The rest was sliced neatly and sent over to my co-sis who had her baby last week and was craving for some light cake.

She called up to say it was finished yet again in no time.

So I baked it again today... for you :)

Banana Walnut Bread
Inspired by  4th Sense Cooking
Original sources - Cook with Love & Jeyashri's Kitchen

Preparation time- 20 minutes
Baking time- 35 minutes +/-

Ripe bananas - 3 small (or 2 large)
Wheat flour - 1/2 cup
Maida - 3/4 cup
Brown sugar - 3/4 cup
Milk - 1/4 cup
Oil - 1/4 cup
Curd - 2 tblsp
Cooking soda - 1 tsp
Vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp
Walnuts - 10


  Sieve maida, wheat flour and cooking soda together and keep aside.

Chop bananas into small pieces and grind it along with sugar and milk into a smooth paste. Add vanilla and curd and grind again.

Transfer the ground mixture in a large mixing bowl. Mix in oil. Finally fold in the sifted flour mixture into it.

Chop the walnuts and mix them into the batter.

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Grease a bread tin with butter and dust all purpose flour evenly. Pour in the batter into the bread tin and bake at 180°C for 40-50 mins.
(I used my silicon loaf pan and it took exactly 35 minutes to get done!)

Remove from oven and allow the bread to cool on wire rack for a while before cutting out slices.

                                                            The scene behind
                                               (my usual location for food photos)

Thanks to
Swapna, for the finest quality of brown sugar which gives the best output,
        my sis, for the lovely cute spatula; the silicon end  scrapes out even the last drop of batter with no hassle!
        Nithya, for the simple and  fool proof  recipe,
        carpenter Nagrajan for assembling the crude wooden plank collection of mine to boards.


  1. Looks so moist n yum... Lovely clicks... Gonna try this soon

  2. looks so yummy and soft.. will try soon

  3. Professional styling! Pro Photography! Pro Baker! Love!!

  4. Such a super moist and wonderful looking bread, wont mind having few slices rite now.

  5. Good, good , good! The bread looks wonderfully moist!
    I love the scene behind.....whattan idea...It never struck me to put two chairs back facing and placing a board over that!!!! Thank you for that!

  6. Excellent pics and neat slices:)Love the set up behind the shoot,eggless banana cake is one of our fave too!

  7. Wonderful bread... Loved ur clicks...

  8. That looks so perfect...Tempting slices of banana bread!! Wooden bg super :)

  9. Perfect bread and lovely clicks!!! Love that wooden board:)...

  10. Such a moist and beautiful bread


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  11. Moist & wonderful bread!!Loved the pics!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  12. even i have this recipe in my blog which i posted a long back and it was my one my super hit recipe too.I have baked this so many times and this recipe will never fail and a super duper hit at my place.
    I can't take eyes from ur clicks and the wooden back drop is awesome

  13. so delicious and perfect cake.loved the clicks!!

  14. I too had an eye since jeyashri posted, it, yours tempting a lot more!

  15. This is what I call a delicious , healthy and mouthwatering bread.


  16. Delicious and perfect looking bread, lovely clicks too. I am your newest follower, do visit me


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  17. Tempting me to bake this yummy , soft cake.. will try for sure :)

  18. Awesome! I am sure it was wow! Ongoing event at my space - Best tart event -

  19. Fabulous bake bharathy; looks delectable

  20. you are most welcome! email me if you want one more! :)

  21. À plus photography À plus récipé !! Awesome blog so glad to fond you :))) Will visit often

  22. Now that it's beginning to cool off here in the mountains, all I've been wanting is delicious warm, sweet banana bread with melty butter and a big bowl of soup. Yup, your banana bread recipe looks absolutely perfect!!

  23. Thumbs up!! :D Me loves anythings without eggs! :D The list of 'recipes-to-try-after-exam' from your blog itself reached 50! XD

    Lovely photographs!!

  24. I tried your banana bread recipe and it was great!! The family loved it. This recipe is definitely a keeper. Thanks for posting it.

  25. can i bake it in mw with convection mode

    1. you should be able to, reetu! I havent tried baking in a mw oven, but most of my friends do and are happy with the outcome! go ahead and try.. dont worry about perfecting.. you will get it for sure! This one is a basic recipe than cocoa banana (where u'd commented earier) so go with this first...dont forget to let me know ur feed back too :)good luck!!

  26. Hi Bharathy,
    I had some really ripe bananas at home that nobody wanted to eat so I baked this bread. I replaced walnuts with almonds as I was lazy to go shopping. It came out well with a soft, dense texture and was very delicious. Even my daughter who is not a sweet's fan could not resist eating it. You have a lovely blog and I wish to add your blog in my “Blogs I follow” list if you are okay with it. Please have a look at my blog which is quite new.

  27. I am keen to try this, seeing your beautiful banana bread. I want... no, I need those rustic wood backgrounds you have!!! I love the autumn feeling those beautiful woods give.

  28. The bread looks awesome Bharathy, so does your studio..great job there..the lighting is fantastic..


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