Muffins & Sweet Breads

Banana Bread


1-3/4 cup flour
1-1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
2 ripe bananas, mashed
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 plus 1 Tbsp. buttermilk or yogurt
1 tsp vanilla extrace
1 cup chopped walnuts and/or mini chocolate chips

In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, combine eggs, bananas, oil, buttermilk and vanilla. Add to flour mixture, stir well. Fold in nuts and/or chocolate chips. Line a 9 x 5 x 3 inch baking pan with parchment paper. Bake at 325 for 1 and 1/2 hours or until toothpick comes out clean from center of bread. Yields 1 loaf.