Banana Bread

One of our favourites

INGREDIENTS

Eggs- 2

Vanilla Extract-  1 tsp

Almond Extract- 1 tsp

Strong Bread Flour- 300g

Baking Powder-1 tsp

Salt- ¼ tsp

Butter-  115g

Sugar- 100g

Bananas (very ripe), mashed- 550g total weight

Pecans, roughly chopped- 75g

Streusel Topping

Butter- 50g

Plain Flour- 50g

Sugar- 50g

Ground Pecans- 50g

Pecans, roughly chopped- 80g

METHOD

For a 1kg loaf tin

Grease and line the base of a 1kg loaf tin
Beat the eggs, almond and vanilla essence together.
In a separate bowl mix together the flour, salt and baking powder.
With the paddle attachment, cream together the butter and sugar.
Slowly add the egg mixture and mix until thoroughly combined.
Mix in the mashed banana.
Add the dry mixture and nuts and mix until just combined.
Pour in to the loaf tin and smooth the top.
     

For the streusel topping, put the butter, flour, sugar and ground pecans in to a bowl and rub together until a crumble mixture forms. Stir in the chopped pecans.

Top the cake batter with the streusel.    
Bake for 55 mins at 180C