Comfort Me with Carbs: Banana Bread from One&Only Cape Town
If the internet is to be trusted, homemade banana bread has become the unofficial comfort food of coronavirus. As we take a spin around the world, one baked good at a time, we got a recipe for banana loaf (as they call it) from pastry chef Arno Ralph at One&Only Cape Town, South Africa.
120 grams melted butter
200 g. sugar
240 g. ripe bananas, puréed
200 g. flour
4 g. salt
4 g. baking soda
100 g. chopped pecan nuts
30 g. flaked almonds
3 g. cinnamon
3 g. ginger powder
1. In a mixing bowl, mix the butter and sugar until combined.
2. Add room temperature eggs, followed by banana puree.
3. Mix in flour, baking soda, and salt.
4. Fill a rectangular cake tin with the mixture.
5. Sprinkle with flaked almonds
6. Bake at 320 degrees Farenheit (160 degrees Celsius) for 50-65 minutes until a toothpick or cake tester inserted into the middle comes out clean.
7. Cool in pan for 10 minutes.
8. Remove from pan and cool for another 10 minutes.
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