Entertain your taste buds with this simple but popular Date and Banana recipe. Make, Bake and enjoy. Ezy!
- 150 grams of dates
- 200 grams of butter
- 125 grams of brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 225 grams of flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda
- 2 bananas chopped
- 150 mils of sour cream
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Put dates with 1 teaspoon of baking soda and 1 cup of water in pot and boil for 1 minute.
Allow to cool and strain excess liquid. When dry chop into small pieces.
Put soft butter into mixing bowl (not melted just soft ) Add sugar and beat into a creamy texture. Add eggs and mix well.
Add chopped bananas and dates to butter mixture add sour cream and fold in the flour with 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda.
Put mixture into a well greased mould with baking paper and non stick spray.
Cook for 40 minutes at 180 C.
If you wish to make banana bread only – without dates, double the amount of bananas. For date bread only double the amount of dates.
This recipe allows you to make three different breads or cakes.
All of them can be warmed in the microwave oven and served with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon , and / or icecream.
Please enjoy !