Lily's Easy And Moist Banana Bread

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May. 07, 2015

My friend, Lily shared her banana bread recipe with me- it is moist, very easy to make, full of bananas and full of flavor! My favorite banana bread.

Ingredients

Very ripe bananas 4 , mashed ((about 2 cups))
Soft butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((salted or unsalted, fat room temperature))
Sugar 1 2/3 Cup (26.67 tbs) ((brown, white, or a combination of the two works))
Eggs 4
All purpose flour 2 1/3 Cup (37.33 tbs)
Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
Buttermilk/2 tbsp milk mixed with tsp vinegar 2 Tablespoon
Chocolate chips 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) ((optional))
Walnuts 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) ((optional))
Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon ((optional))
Cinnamon sugar 1 Teaspoon ((for sprinkling (optional)))

Directions

GETTING READY:

Preheat oven to 350F/ 180C.

Grease loaf pan with butter or line with parchment paper.

MAKING:

In a bowl, cream together butter and sugar until fluffy.

Add eggs and mix well.

Add flour and mix until it is incorporated.

In a small bowl, mix buttermilk and baking soda. Whisk well.

Add this mixture to prepared batter.

Add mashed banana, chocolate chips, walnuts, cinnamon and fold in the ingredients.

Pour into prepared loaf pans and sprinkle cinnamon sugar on top.

Pop into oven and bake for 45-60 minutes.

SERVING:

Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 504Calories from Fat 227

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 13 g65%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 327 mg13.63%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 36 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet