My First Banana Bread (recipe)

written by Tiana Kai

Banana Bread Recipe Baking Banana Bread

My husband claims to have never tried banana bread before, so on a rainy Halloween I baked my first one for him to try. I love banana bread and always wanted to bake it, but was never able to keep bananas around long enough to mature perfectly. There are a million recipes out there, so I tried a pretty basic one. It didn’t call for walnuts, which was weird. Mine had to—he’s nuts for walnuts!

Baking Banana Bread Recipe Baking Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe, smashed bananas
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1.5 cups walnuts
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1.5 cups flour

 Bake

  • preheat oven to 175c
  • mix butter and bananas
  • mix in sugar, egg, vanilla, walnuts
  • sprinkle in baking powder and salt
  • include flour
  • pour batter into loaf pan
  • place a few whole walnuts on top (they’re so good crunchy)
  • bake for 60m

Baking Banana Bread Recipe Baking Banana Bread Recipe

Easy and so yummy. Nicco loved it, but brought up a good question, ‘when do you eat it?’ So guys, what’s your favorite way to eat it and what time of day?

9 comments

Liz Knight November 5, 2012 at 12:57 am

Great pictures – Nice manicure! I like it for breakfast and for snacking during the day. Not with dinner or after dinner. Omg. Must try the recipe. But knowing me I will probably cheat and buy Bisquick at Castroni (http://romeifyouwantto.com/only-in-rome/)….and tell Francesco I made it from scratch 🙂
I love your blog!

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Tiana Kai November 5, 2012 at 1:24 am

Agreed! I noticed that I don’t eat it past lunch hour, but I snack on it a lot up until then!

Thanks for the kudos & ditto. FYI, I’m a control freak and only do my own manicures. I have sat down for a million manis and no one ever seems to make me happy. I should open shop I guess.

🙂

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Niccolò Brogi November 5, 2012 at 2:53 am

That was gooood!

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