Banana and walnut bread: recipe and benefits of Walnut banana bread
Do you like bread ?, the banana ?, and also the nuts ?. In that case it is quite possible that you enjoy this delicious nutritious bread full of benefits and properties, which provides an excellent amount of energy and which ultimately stands out precisely because it is ideal for all ages: banana bread and walnuts.
We are faced with a bread popularly known by the name of Walnut banana bread, although there is an original, classical and basic option called simply Banana bread, and that consists of a banana bread simple, without adding any other extra ingredient as for example now is the case of nuts.
Where does this curious bread come from? Its origin must be found in the United States, where about a century ago this delicious recipe was devised, which soon became popular throughout the world. And it becomes, in fact, a wonderful option to take advantage of those ripe bananas that always end up staying in the fruit bowl, spoiling.
How to make banana and walnut bread
- 3 bananas at their ripe point.
- 75 grams of chopped nuts
- 340 grams of simple sifted wheat flour.
- 225 grams of sugar.
- 75 grams of butter ointment.
- 2 small eggs
- 4 tablespoons of milk to soften the dough.
- 4 tablespoons of water.
- A little butter to grease the mold.
We start by making the syrup by putting a heater on the fire with 100 grams of sugar and 4 tablespoons of water.
We make the syrup with low heat and without stopping to stir. We remove the syrup from the fire and reserve.
We are putting the oven to preheat with a temperature of 180 º C for 20 minutes.
We remove the skin from the plantains and crush them with the help of a fork, we can also make them puree with the blender.
To make the dough we put the sieved flour in a bowl and add the butter, the rest of the sugar, the well beaten egg, the chopped nuts, the well flattened bananas, the syrup and the dough.
While we knead, add about 4 tablespoons of milk and knead again. We spread the bottom and walls of the mold in which we go to make bread with a little butter. If perhaps we had paper from the oven we can replace it with butter by lining the mold with this paper.
We put the dough inside the mold and cook the bread for 60 minutes and with a temperature of 150 º C.
Once the bread is cooked, remove it from the oven and let it cool to room temperature.
When it is cold completely we can unmold it. We will let the bread rest for 12 hours before eating it or serving it.
The benefits of banana bread and nuts
On the nutritional contribution of this delicious bread, there is no doubt that we are a very energetic food, fundamentally for its content in banana and also in nuts.
On the one hand, banana It is a fruit tremendously rich in vitamins among which we can mention those of group B (including folic acid), vitamin C and E. It also provides minerals, especially potassium, magnesium and iron. On the other hand, it stands out for being a energetic food for its content in carbohydrates.
On the other hand, walnuts They are delicious, indispensable nuts within a varied, healthy and balanced diet. Among other aspects, they provide vitamins (B1, B2, B6 and E), as well as minerals such as magnesium, potassium and phosphorus. Yes, stand out for their richness in fatty acids, especially omega 6, especially useful to prevent cardiovascular diseases and reduce high cholesterol and triglycerides.
As we see, we are facing a food as nutritious as energetic, which provides excellent amounts of carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. In addition, its ease of preparation make it an ideal option for practically all ages, which can be eaten at breakfast or at snack.
And with what can we accompany it? Well, we can eat it alone, as is, or add butter, jam, yogurt ... As you imagine, there are many possibilities. ThemesSponge cake recipes