Friday, October 28, 2011

Banana-Nut Bread Recipe

This banana bread recipe is pack full of banana taste. The crust is chewy and the inside is very moist and tender. It goes great with some butter on top and a cup of coffee. Enjoy.


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1/2 cup of butter
3/4 cup of brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 1/3 cups of mashed overripe bananas
1/2 cup of chopped walnuts


1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup of chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon of wheat germ
1 table spoon of sugar

Yields: 1 loaf

Time: 5 minutes prep and 65 minutes bake time. 


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.

In a large bowl combine flour, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl cream butter and sugar. Mix in eggs and bananas until well blended. Stir banana mixture into flour mixture.  Add walnuts. Stir just until combined. Pour batter into loaf pan.

Bake for about 40 minutes. Take out and brush egg mixture on top of loaf. Sprinkle on nuts, sugar and wheat germ. Return to oven and bake an additional 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. 

Let cool for 10 minutes, then let finish cooling on wire cooling rack. 

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