High altitude banana bread recipes are easy to make and amazing to taste. These are some of the best recipes that you can try making on your own and you will definitely not regret doing so. You can enjoy it with a serving of whipped cream topping or homemade icing of any flavor. You can sprinkle cinnamon powder or powdered sugar on top of the icing to enjoy a creamier dessert. It all depends on you. The process of making the perfect loaves of banana bread is organized step by step for your advantage.
As You Read On
- 1 Know About Recipe and Ingredients:
- 2 How to Make Banana Bread With Two Bananas?
- 3 High Altitude Banana Bread Recipes
- 4 Another Recipe for Double Cranberry Banana Bread
- 5 Tips From Our Bakers
- 6 Conclusion
Know About Recipe and Ingredients:
Granulated sugar: Granulated sugar is a different version of white crystalized sugar. It is not to be confused with powdered sugar or confectioner’s sugar. Granulated sugar contains grains but it’s not powdered in form.
Ground cinnamon: Cinnamon sticks can be ground into fine powder by blending them in a dry blender. The flavor is exquisite when used with the right ingredients. Cinnamon powder is one of the best ingredients to incorporate with dessert type dishes. It goes especially well with banana bread batter. You can taste the flavor of cinnamon in every bite.
How to Make Banana Bread With Two Bananas?
When you cook or bake any kind of dish, it is necessary to keep in mind the amount of serving and other ingredients you will be having. When making banana bread with two bananas you have to keep in mind to adjust the other ingredient amounts and how the entire amount impacts on the serving size.
So, with two bananas, after adjusting all the ingredients, you get a six person yield and can thoroughly enjoy the flavorful dessert as you wish.
High Altitude Banana Bread Recipes
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2/3 cup pastry flour
- 3/4 tbsp baking soda
- 1/4 tbsp salt
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 4 overripe bananas
- 3 tbsp greek yogurt
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup toasted walnuts
- Set the oven to preheat at 350F degrees. Butter a pan in which you are going to bake the batter in, and set aside. Grease thoroughly so the batter doesn't stick to the pan.
- Sift together all purpose flour and pastry flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a medium mixing bowl.
- Combine the sugar, eggs, and oil in a large mixing bowl and whisk until light and fluffy. Combine the mashed bananas, vanilla, and Greek yogurt in a mixing bowl.
- Combine the dry ingredients and coarsely chopped nuts in a mixing bowl. Fill the loaf pan halfway with batter and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Remove the bread from the oven and set it aside to cool. Apply icing and a dusting of powdered sugar on top. Serve and enjoy!
Another Recipe for Double Cranberry Banana Bread
While making this internal temp banana bread, this recipe calls for a helping of cranberries. Cranberries are delicious on their own but combining them in a banana bread batter only adds to the taste. The process isn’t complicated at all and you can make it in a short time, efficiently.
Ingredients we used:
1 cup of sugar
5 tablespoons of unsalted butter
1 cup of mashed ripe banana
¼ cup of whole milk
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
2 cups of all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
½ a teaspoon of salt
½ a cup of chopped nuts (a mix of walnuts, pecans, and pistachios)
1 ½ cups of roughly chopped fresh cranberries
Method of Preparing High Altitude Banana Bread
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place the oven rack in the middle of the oven.
Step 2: Butter the bottom of a medium loaf pan. Place a sheet of parchment paper horizontally in the pan with a bit hanging over the edges to help lift out the loaf for easier removal.
Step 3: In a medium mixing bowl, thoroughly combine the sugar and butter. Combine the banana, milk, vanilla, and eggs in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
Step 4: Mix in the dry ingredients until they are just moistened. Combine the nuts and cranberries in a mixing bowl. In the loaf pan, evenly distribute the batter.
Step 5: Bake the batter for about 1 hour and 10 minutes in the oven, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from the pan and cool on a cooling rack.
Step 6: Drizzle icing and sprinkle some cinnamon powder or powdered sugar on top of the bread. Cut into loaves. Serve and enjoy!
Tips From Our Bakers
You can make your own vanilla flavored icing by following these steps:
- 2 cups sifted powdered sugar
- 3 ½ tablespoons of heavy cream
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
In a medium-large mixing basin, sift confectioners’ sugar. To achieve the required consistency, add heavy cream one Tablespoon at a time while mixing. Drizzle the vanilla extract over the cooled bread.
Hopefully, these recipes will satisfy the requirements of a recipe you need to make delicious banana bread desserts. You can experiment after you get the hang of the process of these recipes and actually make adjustments when it feels right. Once you start baking good banana bread loaves, there is no stopping you from pulling your own twist and adding flavor to the desserts. You can easily enjoy them as afternoon snacks or after meal desserts with icing or ice cream.
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