Friday, March 20, 2015

Grandma's Piccirillo's Old fashion Banana Bread

2 cups of flour
3/4 teaspoon of baking soda
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 cup of sugar
1/4 cup of unsalted butter soften
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups of ripe mashed banana (usually 3 medium size)
1/3 cup low fat plain yogurt (makes it moist)
1 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350

Combine flour, baking soda, salt, stirring with a whisk.

Place sugar and butter in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer medium until well blended,  add the eggs, 1 at a time and beat well after each one is added.  Slowly add banana, yogurt, and vanilla, beat until well mixed.

Add flour mixture, and  beat at low speed until well blended.

Pour  batter into an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch loaf pan that you have coated with cooking spray.

 Bake at 350 1 hour or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.

 Cool 15 minutes in pan.  Once cooled remove from pan, and continue to cool completely on wire rack.  You can serve it warm or cooled, as is or with a dab of cream or powdered sugar.

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