Thursday, November 19, 2009

Banana Bread

Banana Bread

Prep: 25 minutes Bake: 55 minutes

Oven: 350 Makes: 1 loaf

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 eggs, beaten
1 1/2 cups mashed ripe banana (5 medium)
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup cooking oil or melted butter or margarine

1/4 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350. Grease bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of one 9x5x3 inch pan; set aside. In large bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.

In medium bowl combine eggs, banana, sugar, and oil. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Fold in walnuts. Spoon batter into prepared pan.

In small bowl combine 1/4 cup brown sugar and 3 tablespoons flour. Using pastry blender, cut in 2 tablespoons butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/3 cup walnuts.

Sprinkle topping over batter

Bake in oven for 55 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely on rack.

Eat and enjoy!

The loaf of banana bread I made from this recipe didn't last over 24 hours in my house! It is that yummy!

1 comment:

brian said...

yummy banana bread!
making me hungry!