Ingredients for THE BEST BANANA CAKE EVER
- Two cups of flour (all purpose)
- A smidgeon of baking powder
- One tsp baking soda
- Half a teaspoon of salt
- Half a cup of softened unsalted butter
- 1 cup of sugar, granulated
- Two big eggs
- One tsp vanilla essence
- Four ripe bananas, around 1 1/2 cups mashed
- Half a cup of sour cream or plain yogurt (or buttermilk)
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips
Instructions for THE BEST BANANA CAKE EVER
Prepare a pan and preheat the oven:
Prehend the oven to 175°C (350°F). For simple removal, grease and flour a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan or line it with parchment paper.
Construct the dry ingredients:
Combine the all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a basin by sifting. Discard this powdery mixture.
Compot the sugar and butter:
Using a hand mixer or stand mixer, blend the softened butter and granulated sugar in a separate large mixing basin until light and airy.
Incorporate vanilla and eggs:
Gradually incorporate the eggs, ensuring thorough blending following each addition. After that, incorporate the vanilla extract by stirring.
Integrate the moist and dry components:
Combine the blended bananas. Subsequently, incorporate the flour mixture and basic yogurt (or sour cream) in tripartite successions, with the flour portioning off last.
Combine just until incorporated. Avoid overmixing.
At this juncture, incorporate the chopped chocolate morsels or almonds into the batter, if desired.
Proceed with the pan:
Evenly distribute the batter into the loaf pan that has been prepared.
Prepare a Cake:
After placing the pan in a preheated oven, bake the cake for an estimated duration of 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into its center emerges unblemished. Due to the fact that baking durations can differ, monitor the product after 50 minutes.
Reheat and Serve:
Once the cake is done, remove it from the oven and allow it to chill for approximately 10 to 15 minutes in the pan. After that, place it on a wire rack to thoroughly chill prior to slicing.