My Everchanging Garden

Gardening That Grows With Me

Banana Bread or Muffins

“This recipe produces a tender, almost cake like bread with a real banana flavour.”

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup mashed very ripe bananas (about 2)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease 6 cup loaf pan.
  2. Mix together flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder. Set aside.
  3. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar on high until light and fluffy, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Beat in eggs. (batter will look separated)
  5. Beat in flour mixture a little at a time until blended.
  6. Fold until / beat minimally just combined bananas and nuts.
  7. Spread batter in loaf pan or muffin tins. Bake 50 to 60 minutes for loaf, 25-30 minutes for muffins or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

 

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