nanaba bra (jude's favorite version)

December 1, 2010

banana bread, good for the soul! the extra quick and easy version!

you will need:
1 cup sugar (or less, as desired)
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
2 eggs
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups flour (i use whole wheat, but i'm a weirdo)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt

3 ripe bananas*
*OR two bananas and 1 cup chopped strawberries
*OR one banana and 2 cups any other fruit/veggie it's really pretty flexible
nuts (optional) (...flexible nuts.)

baking directions:
Preheat the oven to 325°
Grease your loaf pan
In a mixing bowl cream the room temperature butter and the sugar until fluffily mixed
Add in the eggs, one at a time, mixing thoroughly

In another bowl mash up the bananas / fruit of your choice with a fork
Mix in the milk and cinnamon

In another bowl mix the remaining dry ingredients, the flour baking powder, baking soda, and salt

Add the banana mixture to the butter/sugar/eggs
Once mixed stir in the dry ingredients

Pour into loaf pan and bake for 60-70 minutes (or until a toothpick stabbed in the center comes out clean)
Cool for 15 minutes then remove from pan
Store at room temperature, wrap well
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