Banana is a nutritious fruit rich in potassium, which is ideal for healthy nerves, muscles and cardiovascular system. This delicious fruits also contains vitamin B6 that helps metabolize proteins and fats. This water-soluble B vitamin keeps your eyes, hair, skin and nerves in great condition.

You can eat it raw or cooked. In fact, you can create numerous recipes using banana. For dessert, you can bake a nice cake using ripe mashed bananas and several ingredients such as milk, flour and sugar. You can make adorable banana muffins for teatime or banana loaves for breakfast. Spread some butter or peanut butter on each slice of bread to add more taste to it. Moreover, you can serve the bread with an ice-cold fruit drink for a completely nutritious snack.

In making scrumptious banana bread, you can add chopped nuts to give the bread a crunchy texture and nutty taste. Here are some easy ways on how to make banana nut.

Banana Nut Recipe # 1

This superb recipe contains chopped walnuts and plain yogurt for a “little something” to the taste buds. You will need the following for this recipe:

About 4 pieces of ripe bananas, mashed
Chopped walnuts, 60 grams
Plain yogurt, 4 tablespoons
All purpose flour (260 grams) and baking soda (1 teaspoon)
A cup of softened unsalted butter
2 eggs
Brown sugar (125 grams)

In a bowl, cream the sugar and the butter until light and fluffy in texture. Add in the eggs, bananas, plain yogurt, walnuts and vanilla. Blend well to distribute the flavour evenly. Combine the flour and the baking soda and stir well with the banana mixture. Pour the batter into a loaf pan and bake for an hour at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Banana Nut Recipe # 2

This recipe is ideal for chocolate lovers and those who have a sweet tooth. For this bread recipe, you will need:

1/2 cup of chopped walnuts and semi-sweet chocolate chips
3 pieces of ripe mashed bananas
2 cups of all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg and salt
1/2 cup of skim or cream milk
2 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup of butter or margarine
1 1/3 cup of brown sugar

Use an electric mixer to beat and blend well all the ingredients. Make sure that there are no more lumps and that the batter is smooth and sticky. Then, pour the smooth batter into the prepared baking pan. Bake for an hour in a preheated oven with 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Use a toothpick to check if the bread is ready; if the tester comes out clean, turn off the heat and allow the bread to cool before serving.

These are only a few of the several other ways to make banana nut bread. You can have the bread sweet and luscious with chocolate chips; or you can make it crunchy and nutty with some chopped walnuts. Try these recipes now and you will definitely enjoy munching on these fabulous bread recipes.

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