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Monday, January 21, 2013

Home Cookin': Banana Bread

Posted By on Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 3:54 PM


I've yet to find anything more comforting on a chilly day than a warm, thick slice of banana bread with a tall glass of milk. This is my mom's recipe and it couldn't be easier: seven ingredients, mix, mash, pour, bake. You have my permission to eat it for breakfast or dessert — or both.

Banana Bread

2 eggs
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup canola oil or melted butter
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
cinnamon, to taste
4 very ripe bananas, peeled

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Whisk the eggs in a large bowl. Mix in the sugar and oil (or butter). Add the flour and baking soda; stir until well combined. Add several shakes of cinnamon.

In another bowl, mash the bananas finely with a fork. Add these to the other mixture and stir.

Pour the batter into a greased and lightly floured bread pan. Bake for about 55-60 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center pulls out clean.

This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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Carolyn Fox

Carolyn Fox

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Carolyn Fox was the Seven Days calendar editor from 2009-2012. From 2012-2013, she was the managing editor of Kids VT. She currently works as Special Publications Manager for Seven Days.

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