26 September 2007

Mr. Gorilla's Favorite Banana Bread

If your'e ever feeling bored or blue- the smell of banana bread in the oven will lift your spirits! There are so many recipes for this tried and true favorite, here's one more to add to your recipe books that will make you go bananas.

1 1/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. softened butter
2 eggs
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. (4 T) sour cream or buttermilk
1 c. mashed banana
1 1/2 c. flour (mixture of wheat and white)
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt

Cream butter and sugar.
Add beaten eggs.
Lightly beat eggs and dissolve in soda and sour cream/buttermilk. Beat well.
Add banana, flour, salt, and vanilla. Mix well.
Butter and flour pan.
Bake at moderate temperature (~350) until golden.


laurel said...

Oh thank you, thank you, thank you! I have been searching for a tried and true banana bread recipe! Yay!

LaLaLaLeah said...

I have two over-ripe bananas at home BEGGING to be transformed. What perfect timing - thanks for sharing this recipe!