Recipe Baked, Photographed and Written by Praveena
PrepTime:10 mins BakeTime:50-60 mins Cuisine:English
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This Vegan Banana Bread is the easiest way to use the left over ripened bananas in my kitchen. I generally prefer to use such bananas for baking rather than to use them in a smoothie. As my kids, generally love to eat this rather than a smoothie.
I had some half a kilo of fresh cherries bought from farmers market, wanted to definitely bake something. And at the same time I had over ripened bananas lying in the fruit basket.
So just combined both to bake a bread. It turned out super fluffy, soft and was insanely delicious. Do give and try, and let me know how you liked it.
Table of Contents:
- Important points to remember for baking, ‘Vegan Cherry Banana Bread Recipe’:
- Other recipes from my blog:
- Step wise pics Procedure for ‘Cherry Banana Bread (Eggless) / Dairy Free Berry Banana Cake’:
- Prep Work:
- To Make Cake Mix:
- Ingredients, Accessories on ‘AMAZON’ to ‘SHOP’:
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Important points to remember for baking, ‘Vegan Cherry Banana Bread Recipe’:
Remember that all the ingredients must be at room temperature before starting to use them.
After applying the cake tine with a few drops of oil, line it with parchment paper / baking paper. But, if you are short of parchment paper, just dust some flour over the cake tin after oil brushing.
I generally pre-heat the oven, for 7 to 8 mins, after which I immediately place the cake tin into the oven for baking.
Over mixing / too much of blending the dry & wet ingredients, is not suggested. Just blend for a min, such that all the ingredients are mixed well and there are no lumps in the mix.
I have tried the same recipe, with double the ingredients, and the output turned great.
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Before starting to cook, don’t forget to see the Tips mentioned at the end.
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- Bananas (ripe) – 6 (medium size)
- Oil – ½ cup
- Baking powder – 1 teaspoon
- Baking soda – 1 teaspoon
- Fresh Cherries – ½ cup (de-seeded and chopped)
- Sunflower Seeds – 1 tablespoon
- Maida / All Purpose flour – 1½ cups
- Sugar – 1 cup
- Vanilla Essence – 1 teaspoon
Step wise pics Procedure for ‘Cherry Banana Bread (Eggless) / Dairy Free Berry Banana Cake’:
- Firstly, switch the oven on and let it preheat at 180°C / 356ºF.
- Gather all the ingredients to the kitchen counter.
- Take the cake tin / loaf pan, brush it with cooking oil. Line the loaf pan with parchment paper and set it aside.
To Make Cake Mix:
- Follow the exact measurements for a perfect bake.
- The sugar which I used is unrefined cane sugar, hence my cake has turned out extra dark in colour. If not it would be to the light brown in colour.
- Do not overmix the flour and other ingredients.
- You can add any oil like vegetable oil or sunflower oil. I have used sunflower oil.
- Instead of fresh cherries, you might use fresh strawberries, fresh blueberries, fresh raspberries or fresh black berries.
- Please check the cake after 50 mins, if the toothpick comes out clean take it out of the oven, if not let it bake for 10 mins more.
- The colour of this, Cherry & banana bread eggless cake, is dusky and had rough texture to look.
- It is very soft from inside, nutty and crunchy in texture.
- The cake was all fruity and nutty to look at.
- As I added fresh cherries, every bite of the cake had the fruity flavour and taste.
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Recipe Card & Print:
Plant based Cherry and Banana Bread / Vegan Banana Cake Loaf
- Wide mixing bowl (for hand mixing method)
- Oven Safe / Baking Safe Dish / Cake Tin
- Electric Hand whisker / Fork / Manual Hand blender
- 6 count Bananas (ripe) (medium size)
- ½ cup Oil
- 1 teaspoon Baking powder
- 1 teaspoon Baking soda
- ½ cup Fresh Cherries (de-seeded and chopped)
- 1 tablespoon Sunflower Seeds
- 1½ cups Maida / All Purpose flour
- 1 cup Sugar
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
- Firstly, switch the oven on and let it preheat at 180°C.Gather all the ingredients to the kitchen counter.Remember that all the ingredients must be at room temeprature before starting to use them.Take the cake tin / loaf pan, brush it with cooking oil. Line the loaf pan with parchment paper and set it aside.After applying the cake tin with a few drops of oil, line it with parchment paper.
TO MAKE THE CAKE MIX:
- Peel the bananas, take them into a wide mixing bowl.
- Using a fork, mash them completely into puree without any bits & pieces.
- Add the oil , vanilla essence and sugar to it.
- Add all of the de-seeded and chopped cherries to the bowl and give a gentle mix.
- Pour the cake mix to the cake tin and gently top up the seeds on the cake mix. Place the cake tin in the pre-heated oven. Bake it for about 50-60 minutes. Continue Baking until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
- Then, take the tin off the oven wearing your gloves. Put the tin with baked bread on the cooling rack, let it cool completely. Slice it and serve! Done!!
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