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February 3, 2012

Chocolate Tutti Frutti Banana Loaf

Chocolate Banana Loaf

 

I’m so happy to be writing my 300th post today. This may sound so clich├ęd but still I would like to thank each and every one of you, my dear friends for being there, supportive and encouraging all the while and for dropping in and taking the time to leave your thoughts. A heartfelt thanks to all the silent readers too. This would not have been possible at all without you all. I’m in love with my new bread pan. There I said it. It is hard not to, if the final outcome looks as wonderful as this.

 

 

Also if you happen to follow this space you all would have known that I love baking quick breads. That too especially with bananas you always end up wondering if it is a cake or a bread as it tastes and feels like both. Anyways my children like it so much. My little one who does not like bananas that much kept asking me for more even after it got over.

 

 

Chocolate Tutti Frutti Banana Loaf

You’ll need:

  • Banana – 2 (200gms approx)
  • All Purpose flour – 150 gms
  • Castor Sugar – 150 gms
  • Butter – 100 gms
  • Baking soda – 1 tsp
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Eggs – 2
  • Chocolate Chunks – 50 gms
  • Tutti Frutti – 25 gms
  • Milk – 4 tbsp

 

 

Method:

Preheat the oven at 180 Deg C. Grease and flour a loaf tin and keep it ready. Place the tutti frutti and chocolate chunks in a bowl and sprinkle flour over it. Toss well so that the flour is well coated and keep it ready.

 

    Sieve together all purpose flour, baking soda and baking powder together and keep it ready. In a bowl, mash the bananas either by hand or with a fork.

     
    Break the eggs into the bowl. Add butter and milk.
     
     
    Beat together. Add flour mixture little by little and beat again.
     

    If the batter is too thick add 1 more tbsp of milk. Beat once. Now add the flour coated tutti frutti and chocolate chunks.

    Switch to a spatula and stir the batter and pour it to prepared loaf tin and level the top. Bake for 40-45 min. Mine took 50 mins and I baked it till it started to shrink away from the sides and golden in color. Set aside to cool for 10 min. then remove from the tin and leave to cool on a wire rack.

     

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    Slice and serve with a glass of milk for breakfast or pack it up and send it as a snack to school.

     

Notes:

  • I used Homemade butter.
  • Use ripe bananas for a better tasting bread.
  • You can also use chocolate chips.
  • Oven timings may vary accordingly.
  • Make sure that the butter, milk and eggs are in room temperature.
  • You can avoid either the tutti frutti or the chocolate chunk in this loaf.

32 comments:

  1. wow..cake looks delicious..congrats on your 300 th post dear!..way to go...:)

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  2. WOW!! Radhika lovely and super moist cake.

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  3. Congrats Radhika..
    Lovely, very tempting & mouth watering cake :)

    Spill the Spices

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  4. Yummy bread, love the tutti frutti pieces in between, adds nice color..

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  5. delectable cake...banana and nuts make a great combination

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  6. awesome radhika. err i wonder if u changed ur template. it looks bit differnt to me


    this looks yummy and delicious... and congo for ur 300th post

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  7. super looking bread..i love tutty fruity

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  8. They look yummy

    Aarthi
    http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

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  9. Congrats on your's milestone.
    Cake looks super soft and delicious. Love it.

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  10. The loaf looks soooo moist and delicious!! Love to bite in :)

    And, congrats on your 300th post!! Keep rocking!! :)

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  11. Banana loaf looks so soft and moist. Wonderfully prepared dear.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. congrats on ur 300th post........cake looks awesome.....nice cliks.....

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  13. Oh what a devine combinations! Love it. Thanks for linking it up Radhika.

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  14. Moist and delicious..looks superb

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  15. congrats Radhika on your 3rd century and wish you many many more thousands :)
    banana loaf cake looks wonderful...nice pictorials!!

    Spicy Treats
    OnGoing Event ~ Show Me Your HITS~Healthy Delights

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  16. wow, that looks awesome, I love the combo of banana and chocolate and add tutti-frutti to that, it must have tasted divine.

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  17. wow beautiful loaf !! very tempting !!

    Ongoing event CC-Dish For Loved Ones

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  18. Congrats Radhi... Loaf or cake this looks delicious and Wishing you many more centuries... BTW sent you a mail. Do check and let's rock Gal.

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  19. Congrats on your 300th post Radhika ! Thats a lovely yummy cake (bread)... and sooo moist. Thanks for linking it to Valentine Fest - Served with love.. Look forward to more..


    Kalyani
    Event : Valentine Fest – Served with Love
    Sizzling Tastebuds

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  20. Wow, your cake looks wonderfully moist and delicious! I have some awards for you over at my blog, please do stop by when you can. Thank you!

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  21. congrats on your 300th post.....great going......really nice banana cake:)

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  22. congrats dear.......fantabulous bake......superb

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  23. Congratulations Radhika! Wishing you many more years of happy blogging....Awesome bake...looks super delicious.

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  24. Congrats Radhika!! We hope to see 3000 or more in the coming time... :)
    The cake has made me speechless! The bananas are alraedy my love and then chocolate chips...gal, u r driving me crazy!! The sponge and the texture looks just so right...well baked!! :)

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  25. Radhika..Sinful Cake!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  26. Congrats Radhika on your 300th post and the loaf looks perfect for the occasion. Thx for linking to the event.

    Vardhini
    Event: Sweet Luv
    Event: Strawberries

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  27. Congrats Radhika. Lovely cake/bread.

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  28. Hi Radhika,

    Looks yummy! 300th post WOW!! Me a new blogger...have a long way to go :D

    Do drop by and give me your feedback. Happy Cooking!

    Cheers!
    Rosh

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  29. Keeping a fresh blog is tough and extremely tiresome. You've got pulled it off well though.

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