Nutty banana bread with a shade of green that would put the Hulk to shame. This recipe is my go-to for the over ripe bananas that no one wants to eat. I’ve used this recipe since my college days, tweaking and adjusting with my roommate until we were happy with the results. Now with moringa powder in my arsenal, I was itching to put the good ol’ trusty to test.
Notice that I made the entire thing in one single glass loaf pan, except for one additional small bowl which I used to melt the butter and reused to whisk my egg. There are countless variations to this recipe, some of which I’ve listed under the Optional Ingredients section. The most difficult part of the recipe would be smashing the bananas until smooth. Hulk Smash! Hulk Smash!
Who doesn’t love a no clean-up, forgiving, healthy, and delicious recipe? Without further ado…
2-3 ripe and peeled bananas
1/3 cup melted butter or oil
1 beat egg (Hulk Destroy!)
1/3 cup of sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp or “pinch” of salt
1-2* tbsp of Kuli Kuli’s Moringa Powder
1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour
*Depending on how earthy you like. I recommend starting with less.
Optional Ingredients (incorporated into the batter or sprinkled on top)
walnuts or any type of nuts**
**I used walnuts in the batter and sliced almonds to top off.
1) Preheat oven to 350F or for a convection oven to 325F
2) Smash the ripe bananas in the loaf pan of your choice.
3) Mix in the melted butter.
4) Stir in the baking soda, salt, sugar, vanilla extract, and beaten egg.
5) Stir in the flour with moringa powder until just incorporated (when you see no flour streaks)
6) Stir in or top off with chocolate chips or nuts of your choice.
7) Bake for 45 minutes – 1 hour or until done. It’s done when you stick a knife or toothpick in and it comes out clean, without wet batter stuck to it. Crumbs are okay.
8) Smell the heavenly goodness that which is the easiest ever, Banana Nut Moringa Bread.
9) Try not to eat it all, remember to share!