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Below given is information about the ingredients, equipment and instructions on how to make banana bread. Read carefully, and write a letter to a friend, about how to make a banana cake. The letter should contain at least three paragraphs, and between 250 and 350 words in length. There is no need to add an address. You may start with ‘Dear friend, ….........’

How to make banana bread

Prep time: about 90 minutes

What you need:

  • 1/3 c. vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 1¾ c. sifted flour
  • 1 c. mashed bananas (about 3 bananas)
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt

 

Equipment and supplies:

  • mixer
  • oven
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • medium-size bowl
  • sifter
  • large bowl
  • spatula
  • small bowl
  • bread pan coated with nonstick cooking spray

 

What to do:

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • In a small bowl, beat the eggs well.
  • Add vegetable oil in a large bowl. Add the sugar little by little, and continue beating until the mixture is fluffy.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium-size bowl.
  • Add the beaten eggs to the large bowl and beat well.
  • Add some of the flour mixture to the large bowl. Beat well. Next, add some of the mashed bananas. Beat some more. Continue adding flour, then bananas, and so on, until everything is mixed in.
  • Pour this mixture into a baking pan that has been smeared with a little butter. Bake for 70 minutes.
  • After 70 minutes, take out the pan, and flip the banana bread out onto a cooling rack. Slice it and enjoy. This recipe makes about 16 slices.

Adapted from kidshealth.org/en/kids/banana-bread.html?WT.ac=ctg#catrecipes

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