Friday, March 8, 2013

Banana Bread

Nothing quite like the smell of warm banana bread that will make your home smell, well, homey. I have been wanting to make this for a while now, and since I had some ripe bananas sitting around the timing was perfect! The recipe called for 3, but since I like mine extra flavorful I used 4 bananas. The bread is incredibly moist and perfect with a cup of coffee for breakfast. Or, make it a perfect dessert and drizzle a little melted Nutella or chocolate over top!

I am so so excited to be going back to Charleston tomorrow for a wedding! I can't wait to see everyone, and most importantly, enjoy some sunny and warm weather! Its snowing like crazy right now, so if I close my eyes I can imagine the sun on my face and the swaying palm trees I'll be seeing tomorrow!


 

 Ingredients
-1 cup sugar
-8 tablespoons butter, softened
-2 large eggs
-4 very ripe bananas
-1 tablespoon milk
-1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
-2 cups all-purpose flour
-1 teaspoon baking powder
-1 teaspoon baking soda
-1 teaspoon salt

1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and grease a loaf pan.

2. Cream the sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time. In a different bowl, mash the bananas and mix in the milk and cinnamon. In another bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

3. Add the banana mixture to the creamed mixture and stir until combined, then add the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 1 hour.
 
Source: Food Network





 

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