Banana Bread



23 large bananas (1 cup)

1 cup granulated sugar (or 11/4 cups coconut sugar)

1 large egg

4 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled

1 1/2 cups all-purpose unbleached flour

1 teaspoon each salt and baking soda

11/2 teaspoons Rain’s Choice pure Vanilla Extract


Preheat oven to 325 degrees fahrenheit. Lightly grease a 9-5 inch loaf pan; set aside.

In a bowl, mash bananas; you should have one cup. Beat in sugar, then egg, butter and vanilla extract. In another bowl, stir together flour, salt, and baking soda; add to banana mixture and stir just until all flour is moistened. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake for 55 minutes to an hour for bread loaf. If you choose to make muffins, bake for approximately 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

You can add nuts or dried fruit, if you choose, for added texture, or to turn it into chocolate banana cake, add 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips. When making chocolate banana cake, you will want to let the bread cool completely before removing it from the pan or the melted chocolate will cause the bread to fall apart.


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