I had few over ripen banana in hand. First I thought of making banana appam for Aadi friday Neivedyam. But then I changed my mind to make an eggless, butter less, moist banana bread recipe with yogurt. I have already shared eggless banana walnut muffin and eggless vegan banana cake recipes. But still when I came across this cake recipe with yogurt and cooking oil, I got tempted to give a try. The result was a perfect, moist banana bread.The aroma of the bread while it bakes was awesome and we were badly waiting to taste it soon after baking. As I expected, it was a very big hit with Sendhil and Raksha. I am so happy to share an easy, interesting, bread recipe with banana. You can replace maida with wheat flour, plain sugar with brown sugar and use walnut for healthy options. Do try this cake in this weekend and enjoy your teatime with this bread recipe! I have shared a quick, short video too. Check it out..Ok, Lets see how to make eggless, butterless banana bread recipe with yogurt.
Eggless banana bread recipe
Eggless, butter less banana bread recipe with yogurt and cooking oil !
Maida/All purpose flour - 1 cup ( Wheat flour can be used)
Sugar - 1/2 cup ( Use brown sugar)
Baking powder - 1 tsp
Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - a pinch
Ripe banana - 3 nos ( Small)
Cooking oil - 1/4 cup
Yogurt - 1/4 cup
Vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp
In a wide bowl, mix the dry ingredients – Maida, baking powder, baking soda, a small pinch of salt. You can either sieve them or just mix with a ladle well.
Take the banana, peel the skin and mash it well using your hands or back of spoon.Set aside.
In another bowl, mix the wet ingredients i.e. Cooking oil, yogurt, vanilla essence, mashed banana and mix well.
To this mixture, add the maida mix. Use a ladle and mix well thoroughly. The batter would be very thick, sticky and looks like a thick paste.
Grease a baking pan with cooking oil generously. Pour the batter and spread it evenly. Stud in some walnuts or choco chips if you wish.
Pre heat an oven in convection mode at 180c.Bake the bread for 30 minutes. Actual recipe called for 40 minutes baking time. But mine took just 30 minutes. So keep an eye after 25 minutes. Insert a toothpick or back of a spoon to check the cake. If it comes out clean, its done else bake for another 5 minutes. Remove the bread from the oven and let it cool down for 5-10 minutes. Loosen the sides of the bread using a sharp knife and invert the baking pan over a plate.Bread will come out easily. Make slices and serve it warm.Enjoy !
You can replace maida with wheat flour and sugar with brown sugar or honey.
Adjust the quantity of sugar as per your taste.Check the sweetness of batter before baking and add more sugar if needed
Cinnamon powder gives an awesome aroma to this bread.Do not skip it.
Adding vanilla essence is optional.
Try this easy, eggless, butterless banana bread at home and enjoy with your family