Banana Bread


  • 8 tbsp. (1 stick) butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 c. whole wheat flour
  • 3 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ c. shelled walnuts, coarsely chopped

Preheat oven to 350 and grease a 9x5x3” bread pan. Cream butter and sugar; add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift dry ingredients together (except whole wheat flour), then stir in whole wheat flour. Add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Fold in banana, vanilla and walnuts. Pour mixture into pan, bake 50-60 mins or till cake tester comes out clean – cool in pan 10 min, then in rack.

banana bread with modifications. no walnuts; mini chocolate chips + 1 c. zucchini added. delish!

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