Thursday, March 3, 2011

The Best Banana Bread Ever

As promised, here is the recipe for the amazing banana bread that we've been making.

Seriously, it's really addicting, you've been warned.

My friend gave me this recipe, you can also find it over at this website. Our Best Bites is a great place to find yummy recipes, it's actually where I found the recipe for our homemade hot pockets.


2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups mashed ripe banana (about 3 bananas)
1/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2-3 Tbsp. brown sugar to sprinkle on top
Cooking spray

Preheat oven to 350°. Mix flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Place sugar and butter in a large bowl mix. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add banana, yogurt, and vanilla; beat until blended. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed just until moist. Spoon batter into an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle brown sugar on top. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.

It is going to make your house smell amazing. I think that's my favortie part about making this stuff.

Alright, my favorite part is eating it.

But I'm not the only one who can't resist it...

So there you go, it's SO good my friends. Try it!!

Just seeing a picture of it makes me want to run downstairs and cut myself a piece...which is exactly what I'm going to do :).



Laura said...

mmm, just what I have been craving! Thanks!

wonderchris said...

It looks just as good as you describe. My mouth is watering!!

YUM! I love that it calls for yogurt.

The Sneaky Mommy said...

As soon as I can stop eating all our bananas like a crazy starved monkey, we will be making this!!!

tabby said...

I love it when you post recipes!It is always something I enjoy... and this is my kind of banana nuts! :)
I meant to comment on your "boy bump" photo...I've never met you in person but I bet you are one of those women that you can't even tell is pregnant from the back :)and women like me... we're jealous.

becky said...

I'm still mad that mine didn't taste anything like yours! :(

Love the pic of Raya peeking over the counter--so cute!

Marisa said...

So glad you are enjoying it! We can't get enough of it around here either!

Jess said...

I've held onto this recipe since you posted it and we finally tried it today. It's just as you said... Ah. Maz. Ing!! Thanks for posting it! Love your site!! (And your amazingly adorable, only to get cuter, family!)