January 19, 2011
My New Favorite Banana Bread Recipe
- 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed
- 1/3 cup melted butter
- 1 scant cup sugar
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- Pinch of salt
- 1 1/2 cups of whole wheat flour
- Optional: chopped pecans and chocolate chips, or raisins, dried cranberries and walnuts
METHOD (No need for a mixer for this recipe)
Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
With a plastic spatula, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl.
Whisk in the sugar, egg, and vanilla.
Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and whisk in.
Add the flour last, mix with the plastic spatula.
Pour mixture into a buttered loaf pan.
Bake for 1 hour.
Cool on a rack.
Remove from pan and slice to serve.
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