Banana Cookies

It’s Father’s Day today and I’m celebrating it with my grandfather.

If you’ve been following my blog,

you will know that my grandfather is a fan of banana fritters.

I’ve been making him banana cakes for his birthday and other occasions.

I was really stressed.

I want to do something different and I thought of making banana cookies.

I need a recipe that is quick and easy.

After searching for days, I finally found one.

Thanks to The Burlap Blog for the recipe.

It’s so easy and you only need two ingredients.

Yes, just two ingredients!

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It was supposed to be a healthy snack.

The original recipe used oats but I can’t find oats and so I used 3 in 1 Nestum.

If you would like the healthier version, you just need to replace the Nestum with oats.

You will need a cup of oats and 2 bananas.

For me, I used 4 packets of Nestum.

You can also add in raisins, chocolate chips or nuts to the cookies. It’s up to you.

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Put the nestum/oats in a bowl.

Then add in two bananas.

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Smash the bananas and mixed it with the oats/nestum.

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And you’re done.

For the original recipe, it states that you just need to bake it for

15 mins at 175 degrees.

At the 15 min mark, it is still soft to me.

I want it harder and added in another 15 mins.

It was still soft.

It’s up to you on how hard you want the cookies to be.

Eventually, it will be a little bit soft not hard like your normal cookies.

At last, I baked it for 40 mins.

But don’t straight away baked it for 40 mins,

try 20 mins first and play around with it.

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After 40 minutes of waiting and being so worried,

it’s finally done!

Let is cool for a while and it’s ready to be served.

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Just look at the bananas.

At first, I wanted to add raisins but left it out because the 3 in 1 Nestums

has sugar in it and I don’t want it to be so sweet.

I love two or three ingredients recipes.

It makes life so much easier! 😉

Anyway, I would like to wish all Father’s out there,

a very Happy Father’s Day! ❤

You still have time to surprise your dad by baking him this cookies for breakfast.

Banana Cake

Remember on my previous post I shared a recipe on Banana Cake?

I finally found the video that I referred to while baking the cake for my grandfather.

Thanks to the unique choice of music I finally found it.

Anyway, my grandfather’s birthday was 2 weeks ago.

Last week, I baked a banana cake for him.

Yes, the cake that I baked for him on Father’s Day.

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So here are the ingredients to bake a banana cake:

125 gram of unsalted butter

3/4 cup of sugar

1 egg

1 and a half cup of self raising flour

1/4 cup of milk

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

2 bananas (mashed)

Nuts (if you love nuts)

So, what are the steps to bake the cake?

Here you go:

Easy right?

You need need to mix everything together!

Then pour the batter on the pan.

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On the previous attempt, I added nuts only on top of the batter.

This time, I mix it in the batter so that the nuts are everywhere.

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Bake it for 30-40 minutes at 170 degrees.

Check it at 30 minutes if it’s still not bake, bake it for extra 5 minutes.

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After 35 minutes!

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Love the final product!

It was a hit too with my family.

They love it and said it is delicious!

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Happy Birthday Grandfather! ❤