Banana Bread

Feb 26, 2010 by MomsKitchenAndStuff | 0 Comments| Share it:   

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Info

  • Prep: ~30 mins.
  • Cook: 30 mins. - 1 hr.
  • Serves: 8

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Intro

When I think back to when my mom would bake, I can always remember her baking banana bread. Hers was good, but a little too banana-y. Over the past few years, I have tried to find a PERFECT banana bread recipe - they’re either too banana-y (as I mentioned), too dry, or tastes like card board (granted I really don’t know what that tastes like, so I’m guessing). The recipe below is a combination of recipes I’ve collected along the way.

Ingredients

  • 2-3 large ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup melted butter (I didn’t have enough butter today, so I used light tasting olive oil as a substitute - the bread turned out nicely)
  • 3/4 - 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg ,beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Step 1

Combine all ingredients in a bowl - I know, I know…one is “supposed” to combine like ingredients first…but this way has always worked for me :)

Step 2

Beat with mixer.

Step 3

Grease and flour a bread pan (or muffin tin).

Step 4

Pour batter into pan.

Step 5

Bake at 350 degrees for one hour or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

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