Banana bread recipes and how to make banana flour

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This post include an updated process how to make flour from bananas. We also have two banana recipes which you can try baking: how to make banana bread, and how to make banana nut bread.



How to make flour from bananas
Our site has simpler procedure how to make flour from bananas. Here is another procedure from agnet.org:

Materials

* Unripe but old banana var. Kepok; ripe and old for other varieties.

Equipment

* Knife
* Plastic pail
* Slicer
* Plastic dryer rack


Processing Method of Making Flour


* Remove banana fruits from the bunch.
* Steam for about 10 minutes to decrease sticky sap, improve the flour color, and facilitate the peeling process.
* Peel and then slice into small pieces.
* Soak in 5% citric acid for about 30 minutes, then drain.
* Sun-dry on the plastic rack, until 10% moisture content is achieved.
* Mill and sift.
* Package and store in a closed, dry place.

Benefits

Banana flour can be used as a mixture material for various cakes/breads (wet and dry cakes), and for infant feeding. Banana flour contains low gluten, so it could not be used as the main cake material. Therefore, to produce high quality cake, banana flour must be mixed with wheat flour.




How to make banana nut bread







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