How to make Banana Walnut Loaf -

Ideal teatime cake with the goodness of whole-wheat flour.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Bananas (केले), Wholewheat flour

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Banana Walnut Loaf

Banana Walnut Loaf Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Banana Walnut Loaf Recipe

  • Bananas 3/4 cup

  • Wholewheat flour mashed 2 medium

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) mashed cup

  • Walnut kernels chopped 1/4 cup

  • Baking powder 2 teaspoons

  • Salt a pinch

  • Cinnamon powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Nutmeg powder 1/8 teaspoon

  • Butter 200 grams

  • Brown sugar 1 cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Eggs whisked 3

  • Milk 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C. Grease and line a nine-inch by four-inch loaf tin.

Step 2

Sieve whole wheat flour, refined flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon powder and nutmeg powder. Cream butter and brown sugar together in a bowl till light. Add mashed bananas, vanilla essence and mix.

Step 3

Beat eggs with a hand blender till light and fluffy. Add one third of the flour mixture to the banana mixture. Add one third of the beaten eggs and mix with a light hand. Again add one third of the flour and one third of the eggs and mix.

Step 4

Add the remaining flour, walnuts and the remaining eggs and mix. Add milk to correct the consistency of the batter.

Step 5

Transfer the batter into the prepared tin and place it in the preheated oven.

Step 6

Bake at 180°C for about thirty minutes. Check if it is done by inserting a skewer. If it comes out clean it is done. If not, keep the tin back in the oven and bake for another five to ten minutes. Turn over onto a rack and cool before slicing.

Step 7

You can serve this cake hot or cold.

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