Leftover bananas? Turn’em into a tasty treat!
1 c. Butter
2 c. Sugar
2 tsp. Vanilla
2 tsp. Lemon Juice
2 c. Mashed Bananas
3 1/2 c. Flour
1 tsp. Salt
2 tsp. Baking Soda
2 tsp. Baking Powder
1 c. Sour Cream
1 c. Chopped Nuts
____________________________________________________________________________________________1- Cream butter (softened) and sugar together.
2- Add vanilla and lemon juice.
3- Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
4- Add bananas.
5- Sift flour, salt, soda, and baking powder in a separate bowl.
6- Add flour mixture alternatively with sour cream to banana mixture.
7- Fold in nuts.
8- Pour into 2 greased and floured loaf pans.
9- Bake at 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
10- Let cool for 10 minutes, then turn out of pans to cool completely.
I bought a big bunch of bananas and then didn’t pack lunch all week, so long story short…I had several bananas (slightly past their prime) leftover this weekend. Instead of throwing them out…voila! I turned them into banana nut bread. Since I decided to cook last minute, I didn’t have pecans or sour cream. However I did a quick inventory and came up with some substitutes. I used 6 oz. of cream cheese and a teaspoon of milk as a substitute for sour cream. And used chopped almonds instead of pecans in one of the loaves of bread.