Banana-nana Walnut Bread!
I'm sharing with you a recipe for banana walnut bread. It is GOOD. I brought the bread into work... it was gone in about 2 seconds.
|Finished product! Cooling down... I'm drooling waiting for it to cool.|
Adapted from Smitten Kitchen
- 3-4 very ripe bananas, smashed. (I had used old bananas that I had frozen; let them thaw and then smash them up).
- 1/3 cup melted salted butter
- 1 cup light brown sugar
- 1 egg, beaten (I actually used egg whites instead. Still turned out great)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- pinch of ground cloves
- pinch of salt
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup to 1 cup of chopped walnuts
- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Mix the melted butter into your smashed bananas.
- Mix in the sugar, egg, and spices.
- Mix in the baking soda and salt.
- Add the flour. Mix everything well.
- Stir in your walnuts last. (You may omit if you don't like walnuts)
- Pour mixture into oiled 8x4 inch bread loaf pan.
- Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour, or until the tester comes out clean.
Mixing the bread in the Kitchen aid mixer!
|Cooking in the oven! Doesn't look like much yet.|
|All done! Too hot to eat!|
|Ready to eat! Imagine the smell of freshly baked banana bread... yummmmm|
Now go make some banana bread!
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