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Walnuts and Banana Bread

Get ready to elevate your bakery menu with the irresistible Walnuts and Banana Bread recipe from renowned baker, Sarah of Singapore. Perfect for your bakery's discerning customers, this bread is sure to be a hit.

Featuring a delightful mix of sweet and nutty flavors, the Walnuts and Banana Bread is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Plus, it can easily be adapted to suit different tastes and dietary requirements. 

This recipe is so good, Saf-instant has taken notice too. By incorporating Saf-instant Gold Yeast, you’re guaranteed an excellent rise every time while allowing you the freedom to express your creativity and bring your unique vision of the recipe to life. 

So, if you’re looking to add a special new addition to your bakery’s menu, consider the Walnuts and Banana Bread from Sarah – an easy to sell, easy to bake, and customizable recipe that is sure to impress.

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*Pre-ferment (1 hour)

Weight Percentage
Flour
180g
100%
Water
120g
67%
4g
2%

Filling

Weight Percentage
Butter
42g
14%
Espresso powder
1 Tbsp
5%
Brown sugar
35g
12%
Coffee paste
1/4 tsp
0,4%
Banana paste
1/2 tsp
0,8%

Ingredients

Weight Percentage
Pre-ferment*
180g
60%
Flour
120g
40%
Milk powder
6g
2%
Water
48ml
40%
Ice
48ml
40%
Salt
6g
2%
Sugar
45g
15%
Butter
12g
4%
TOTAL
2515g

Topping

Weight Percentage
Honey
80g
27%
Brown sugar
30g
10%
Butter
30g
10%
Salt
1/8 tsp
0,2%
Vanilla paste
1/4 tsp
0,4%
Banana
1/2 Tbsp
2,7%
Walnuts
100g
33%
White sugar
30g
10%

Method

  • Type of dough mixer: Spiral
  • Kneading: 10 min
  • Dough temperature: 25°C
  • First proving : 30 min at ambient temperature, 30 min in the freezer
  • Division: 32 g
  • Shaping: Rectangular shape measuring approximately 20 cm in length and 25 cm in width
  • Final proving: 1 hour
  • Baking: 30-40 min at 200°C

For the topping, cool it before adding it on top of the brioche dough slices. 

Allow your creativity to flow with this recipe – try different flavors and shapes for the filling and topping to make it unique and reflect your personal style. Try adding fruit or nuts for a twist on the classic recipe. Use a muffin tin or other shapes to give the brioches a unique look. 

Enjoy the brioche slices warm or cold, with a cup of coffee or tea!