Banana Bread

by Josh on April 29, 2006 · 3 comments

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An important part of getting work done around the house is having a good breakfast that doesn’t take a lot of time. Our staple has become banana bread. We always keep bananas on hand for snacks for the two-year-old of the manor. A side effect seems to be that we often have over-ripe fruit to use. The perfect solution is banana bread.

The recipe I use has been in the family for awhile–we received it as a wedding gift from my grandmother. We love eating it with a little peanut butter, which adds protein and helps it stick to our ribs.

Banana Bread

1/2 c. butter or shortening
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
6 T. milk
1 tsp. baking soda
2 mashed bananas (1 3/4 c.)
1 3/4 c. flour
Chocolate chips (optional)

Mix well, pour into three greased mini loaf pans and bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean.

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Holiday Gifts April 30, 2006 at 5:24 pm

Banana Bread

Wedding gifts are sometimes as simple as a recipe….

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buildings guy May 4, 2006 at 10:31 am

The recipe looks nice, especially the chocolate chips. Have you tried it with walnuts?

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Josh May 5, 2006 at 7:40 am

Hmmm… walnuts– good suggestion, Buildings Guy. I’ve never tried that, but it sounds yummy! Actually, I don’t often add the chocolate chips, either. Maybe it’s because I was raised on cheerios instead of cocoa puffs, but chocolate for breakfast is an indulgence I allow myself only rarely.

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