South American Banana Bread

Beth Renzetti

By
@elmotoo

This is how they make traditional banana bread in Colombia...with cinnamon. I found this at Sparkpeople while looking for South American recipes for Culinary Quest 2014. I did some tweaking for an easier read based on how I make my own banana bread.


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Rating:
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Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
whole wheat flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
unsalted butter
2
bananas, mashed
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1
egg, beaten
1/2 c
pecans, chopped

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2Cream softened butter and brown sugar. Add the bananas, salt, cinnamon, lemon juice, and the beaten egg. Beat wet ingredients well.

3In a separate, small bowl mix the flours and the baking powder.

4Then carefully mix the dry into the wet banana mixture, but DO NOT over mix - just stir it carefully enough to incorporate the flour.

5Lastly, add the chopped pecans.

6Bake & check for doneness at 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Latin American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #South American