Wednesday, July 18, 2007

This stuff is bananas...B-A-N-A-N-A-S!

I don't know what came over to me today but after working a 10 hour day, a trip to the store, a dash across the parking lot to avoid a monsterous downpour, dinner, and a sink full of pots and pans, I decided to make banana bread! I do NOT bake on much work and clean up but this was surprisingly easy! Of course, I put my own spin on it!


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 1/3 cups mashed overripe bananas

I added a splash of vanilla and about 3/4 of a bag of Hershey's Special Dark chocolate chips.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.

In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar. Stir in eggs and mashed bananas until well blended. Stir banana mixture into flour mixture; stir just to moisten. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.

Bake in preheated oven for 60 to 65 minu
tes, until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack.

Eric tested, Erin approved! YUM! Breakfast for the rest of the week! :)


DeborahSW said...

Ah, adding chocolate chips... you're a girl after my own heart. Sounds great! :)

Carrie said...

I love banana bread, and add chocolate chips it's heaven!

Margarita Valli said...

Chocolate chips added to banana bread make it truly droolworthy! By the way my daughters name is Erin as well.