Monday, March 19, 2012

Quick and Easy Banana Apple and Cranberry Bread

I spotted this recipe at Kitchen Snippets and printed it out straight away. It's one of those "one look and I will definitely love it recipe". What not to love? With bananas, cranberries AND apple! I whipped this out for morning tea for my team at work and it was nearly gone.

I made some changes to the recipe, such as increasing the amount of banana, and decreased the amount of sugar. I find that cranberries can add a sweetness to it, so less sugar is more in this recipe. It stayed really moist and hubby commented that he could really taste the banana in this. I was tempted to add a handful of chocolate to it but I am glad I resisted. It's great the way it is. With only using olive oil and fruits, it's a healthy alternative to other cakes out there!

Quick and Easy Banana Apple and Cranberry Bread - Check out Kitchen Snippets for the original recipe
½ cups flour
½ tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt

1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
½ cup
4 tbsp milk
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup dried cranberry
1 apple – grated or I chopped it finely 
4 large bananas – mashed

Preheat oven at 180C. Line loaf pan with baking paper. Combine milk, eggs, oil, vanilla, apple and mashed banana. 

Put all dry ingredients together. Pour wet to dry. Fold through. Add cranberries last. Pour into baking pan and bake for 45-50 minutes. 



ICook4Fun said...

Thanks for trying this out. Glad that you like it.

noobcook said...

two steps to make banana bread? looks really good :D

tigerfish said...

Your team is lucky to have you :) in all ways.

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

i saw this recipe too and have bookmarked, but dont know when i can bake this because i still have a long list..hehehe..

Kitchen Belleicious said...

this is calling my name asking me, begging me to make it right NOW! Love it

Little Corner of Mine said...

Looks good and I bet your coworkers are very happy. :)

lena said...

this really looks wonderful! bananas and cranberries are such lovely pairing, also loves the simplicity of this recipe.

Joanne said...

What a seriously delicious treat! I'd love a slice for breakfast!

mjskit said...

Great looking quick bread! Love the combination of bananas and cranberries! What lucky co-workers you have!

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