Banana Pineapple Bread Loaf

Banana is one of the favorite fruits of most Pinoys. It is available all year round and is affordable. Banana is very rich in fiber and has natural sugars like fructose, sucrose and glucose. Eating 2 bananas will give you enough energy in doing a very active one and a half work-out. You can also fight depression by just eating banana. It doesn’t mean your turning to a monkey being happy having a banana, but with its trytophan protein content and being converted to serotonin, making you more relax and helping you to have a better feeling and improves you to a happier mood. Banana is high in iron which fights anemia. It is also a great method in punching blood pressure. It helps reduce the risk of stroke and blood pressure. And with banana’s high in potassium content, it helps to boost your brain power.

My aunt sent me an email regarding bananas with dark patches on its yellow skin. Most of us prefer those perfect yellow skin, but a Japanese research says that yellow skin bananas with dark spots on it are 8 times effective in enhancing property of white blood cells and enhancing the immunity of the body. Their recommendation is to eat 1 to 2 banana a day to improve our body’s immunity to diseases like colds and flu.

No wonder we all love bananas for they give us a reason to be loved. Even the overriped bananas shouldn’t be thrown in the garbage. They are best to be used in you banana breads like this BANANA PINEAPPLE BREAD LOAF, CHOCO BANANA MUFFINS and BANANA LEMON BREAD.


3 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tbsp. baking powder
3 cups mashed bananas
1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained
3 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line pans with wax paper.

In a large bowl, sift flour, sugar, baking soda and baking poder together. Set aside.

In a separate bowl, beat eggs. Add the remaining ingredients. Pour in the flour mixture. Mix gently. Do not overmix.

Pour over pan.

Bake for 25-30 minutes.


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