Saturday, April 25, 2009

Best Banana Bread

2 cups
all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon
baking soda
1/4 teaspoon
1-2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup
3/4 cup
brown sugar
2 large
eggs, beaten
2 1/3 cups mashed very overripe

1Preheat oven to 350°.
2Lightly grease 9 x 5 loaf pan or bundt pan
3In large bowl, combine flour, soda and salt.
4In separate bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar.
5Stir in eggs and mashed bananas until well blended.
6Stir banana mixture into flour mixture; stir just to moisten.
7Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
8Bake in preheated oven for 60-65 minutes until a toothpick inserted into center of loaf comes out clean. If using a bundt pan - 45 minutes
9Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack.