Banana Bread

What is banana bread you ask? Since it is one of the most popular "breads" there might not be a lot of people asking that but still :) if you are asking "What is banana bread?" you came to the right place.

Banana bread is part bread part cake. It's sweet and it contains (surprise) mashed bananas. It's an easy and quick to make bread, because we use baking soda instead of yeast. Banana bread is baked from thick batter and there is no need to knead the dough as with ordinary bread. You just pour the banana bread batter into a rectangular loaf pan and you are set.

Banana Bread History

Today banana bread is one of the most popular breakfasts in Australia, but it is also quite popular in United States. Banana bread found it's way into our mothers or grandmothers kitchens in 1930s with popularization of baking soda and baking powder.

The other thing that makes banana bread immensely popular is the fact that it is really easy to make.

Oh, maybe one more thing that ads to popularity. As with all popular meals, you can find lots of variations which are also easy to bake. You can bake banana bread with added fruits, nuts, walnuts or chocolate.

28.01.2008. 08:08


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