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Banana Bread

with Quark and Oatmeal
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Banana Bread

Banana Bread - Banana bread with big taste—perfect for a small cozy afternoon tea

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Health Score:
6,0 / 10
25 min.
ready in 2 h.
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Nutritional values

Our nerve and muscle functions benefit from the minerals potassium and magnesium contained in bananas. Thanks to serotonin and its precursor tryptophane, the crooked fruits ensure a balanced, cheerful mind. The essential amino acid tryptohane is also found in the dough ingredients egg and oat flakes.

This way you can save sugar calories if you like: Beat the egg white until stiff with the addition of sweetener; dust a wafer-thin layer of cocoa on the banana cake - it not only goes well with the banana taste, it is also a source of tryptophane.

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie225 kcal(11 %)
Protein7 g(7 %)
Fat7 g(6 %)
Carbohydrates31 g(21 %)
Sugar added12 g(48 %)
Roughage1.5 g(5 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.5 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E0.6 mg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin1.8 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate24 μg(8 %)
Pantothenic acid0.6 mg(10 %)
Biotin7.8 μg(17 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.5 μg(17 %)
Vitamin C3 mg(3 %)
Potassium187 mg(5 %)
Calcium62 mg(6 %)
Magnesium24 mg(8 %)
Iron1 mg(7 %)
Iodine5 μg(3 %)
Zinc0.8 mg(10 %)
Saturated fatty acids4 g
Uric acid18 mg
Cholesterol76 mg
Development of this recipe:


4 ounces Cultured butter
4 ounces sugar
1 pinch Vanilla sugar
1 Vanilla bean
3 eggs (medium)
2 ripe Banana (200 grams)
1 pinch salt
9 ounces Quark
5 ounces Pastry flour
1 pinch Baking powder
3 ounces Oatmeal
2 tablespoons powdered sugar (about 20 grams)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Bowl, 1 Hand mixer, 1 deep bowl, 1 Fork, 1 Rubber spatula, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Springform pan (26 cm diameter), 1 Parchment paper, 1 Wooden skewer, 1 Wire rack, 1 Large knife, 1 Plate, 1 Small knife

Preparation steps

Banana Bread preparation step 1

Combine butter, 60 grams (approximately 1/2 cup) sugar and vanilla sugar in a bowl. Beat on high with a hand mixer for 3-4 minutes until butter is fluffy.

Banana Bread preparation step 2

Halve vanilla bean lengthwise, scrape out seeds with a sharp knife and add seeds to butter.

Banana Bread preparation step 3

Separate eggs. Stir yolks gradually into butter mixture.

Banana Bread preparation step 4

Peel bananas, put on a plate and mash finely with a fork.

Banana Bread preparation step 5

Use a wooden spoon to stir bananas and quark into butter mixture.

Banana Bread preparation step 6

In a high vessel, beat egg whites with salt and remaining sugar until stiff.

Banana Bread preparation step 7

Sift together flour and baking powder. Fold flour mixture and oatmeal into butter mixture. Fold in beaten egg whites.

Banana Bread preparation step 8

Line a 26 cm (approximately 10-inch) diameter springform pan with parchment paper and pour in batter. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C (fan: 160°C, gas mark 2-3) (approximately 350°F/convection 325°F) on the second shelf from the bottom for about 45 minutes.

Banana Bread preparation step 9

To determine if bread is baked, insert a wooden skewer into the center. If skewer comes out clean, remove bread from oven; otherwise continue baking for a few minutes.

Banana Bread preparation step 10

Allow banana bread to rest in the pan, then run a small knife along the edge to release. Invert onto on a cooling rack.

Banana Bread preparation step 11

Remove parchment paper and turn banana bread over. Allow to cool completely. Put powdered sugar in a sieve and sprinkle evenly over banana bread. Cut into 12 pieces and serve.