Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Banana Bread

Before work yesterday I noticed that there were 5 overly ripe bananas on the counter. Guess what that means?!?!

Banana Bread

4 ripe bananas
4 cups of flour
1 cup of white sugar
1/2 cup of brown sugar
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup of applesauce
1/2 cup of pecans (or walnuts - optional)
4 tablespoons oil
2 teaspoons of baking powder
2 teaspoons of baking soda
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 teaspoon of vanilla

Pre-heat the oven at 325. Grease and flour a loaf pan. In a mixing bowl, mash the bananas, oil, applesauce, vanilla, and maple syrup. It is preferred that the bananas still have a little chunk to them. The consistency of your banana bread will be better. In another bowl, combine and mix all other ingredients. Then combine the two bowls and mix until the batter is a golden color and there is no dry flour. Pour into a loaf pan, cover with foil and bake for 55-60 minutes. Check with a toothpick.

My mum will be here in a couple of hours! I re-take my test again in the morning. I have 2 days off! Top Chef tomorrow. High hopes for a good week.


Tara said...

Looks good! Good luck on your test!

VeganCowGirl said...

Oh my gosh. I just love banana bread! Thanks for posting this recipe!

Jes said...

What gorgeous banana bread!

Good luck on the test re-take. My fingers are crossed for ya!

Oraphan said...

Wow! Your banana bread looks awesome! Thank you for the recipe.
Good luck on you test! :)

Amanda said...

Yum! I love banana bread!! Good luck tomorrow..three times the charm.