Wednesday, March 27, 2013

our favorite banana bread


I've probably posted this recipe before, but after baking my third loaf this week, I thought it was worthy of a repost. It is sweet and soft and just exactly what a banana bread should be.

Banana Bread
makes one loaf

2 1/2 cups flour, or 11.9 oz
3/4 to 1 cup sugar, depending on how ripe your bananas are
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons melted butter
3/4 cup milk
1 egg
2-3 ripe bananas

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease your pan. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside. Mash the bananas, then mix in the sugar, milk, and egg. Add dry ingredients and mix until combined. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

One loaf doesn't last a day at our house. It is one of our favorite after school treats.

8 comments:

  1. I'm trying this today! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  2. Hey, didn't you use to have a different banana bread recipe? The one with the cinnamon? I thought I got it from you anyway! That one is my favorite, because it is so easy as well as yummy! Should I be switching to this one? :)

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  3. Delicious-don't blame the kiddos for a yummy snack.
    Hugs

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  4. Made this last night! It's fantastic! I love your non bloggy blog. Thank you for the recipe!

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  5. What's the string for? Banana bread is one of my favorite treats! Let's have a bake off sometime and compare.

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  6. Just put this in the oven for our FHE treat. Thank you for sharing the recipe.

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  7. Is the melted butter for greasing the pan or do you add to the batter?

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    1. add the butter to the batter, katy.

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