Sunday, April 23, 2006

RECIPE: Banana Bread

Banana Bread
Originally uploaded by gaztrue.

1½ cups flour
1 cup sugar
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
3 bananas
1/3 cup unsalted butter
2 eggs
½ teaspoon vanilla
¼ cup chocolate chips - optional
¼ cup chopped walnuts - optional

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a loaf pan.

In a bowl, sift together flour, sugar, salt and baking soda. In another bowl, mash bananas. Then cream together butter and bananas; whisk in eggs and vanilla. Add dry ingredients to the banana mixture and mix thoroughly. Mix in chocolate chips and/or nuts, if using. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 60-65 minutes until a tester comes out clean. Makes one loaf. Cool in pan for 15 minutes, remove and cool completely.

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