I would like to present this award to 8 fellow-bloggers who have always encouraged me through their comments and suggestions and request them to forward the chain.
- Srivalli of http://cooking4allseasons.blogspot.com/
- Sujatha of http://spicykhazana.blogspot.com/
- Namrata of http://suruchifoods.blogspot.com/
- Usha of http://veginspirations.blogspot.com/
- Gayathri of http://justurs.blogspot.com/
- Sia of http://www.monsoonspice.com/
- Gayathri of http://myadigemane.blogspot.com/
- Trupti of http://recipecenterforall.blogspot.com/
- ½ cup softened butter
- 1 cup brown sugar
- ½ cup oatmeal
- 2 eggs
- 1 tbsp vanilla essence
- 3-4 ripe bananas, mashed ( I used a blender)
- 2 cups maida
- 2 tsp cocoa powder
- 6 tbsp milk
- 3 tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- ¼ cup walnuts chopped
- Preheat the oven at 250* C for 10minutes.
- In a large bowl cream together sugar and butter and blend well till light and fluffy.
- Add eggs one at a time (blend well with each addition).
- Add vanilla essence and mashed banana and beat/blend to mix the content well.
- In a separate large bowl sift together flour, baking powder, salt and oatmeal.
- Add the banana mixture into the above mixture and blend well.
- Divide the prepared batter into two equal portions.
- Keep one portion of the batter as it is (plain).
- Add 2 tbsp cocoa powder to the other portion of the batter and mix well.
- Add 3 tbsps of milk to each of the two batters and stir well to smoothen both.
- In a greased loaf pan/cake tin pour the plain batter and let it spread evenly by itself (do not do it manually).
- Sprinkle the chopped walnuts on the top layer.
- Pour the chocolate batter on top of the nuts, let it sit.
- Bake for 50- 60 minutes, or till a knife pierced comes out clean.
All the pics here are my entries to Gayathri's Magnificient Click Contest http://justurs.blogspot.com/2009/02/magnificent-click-contest-2009.html