Easy One Bowl Banana Bread
Do you have some over ripe bananas sitting on your countertop. Making a loaf of banana bread is one of the easiest ways to use up those over ripe bananas. Fun and easy baking recipes such as this one for banana bread can be considered one of those easy dessert recipes that you will want to have on hand. This recipe is coming to us from Nammy Audrey's kitchen and her grandchildren just love this banana bread. Sometimes as a special treat Audrey will add 1/2 cup chocolate chips into the batter. 'Waste not, want not' is another one of Grandmother's sayings and although it may be tempting to throw those black bananas in the trash, by taking a few minutes out of your day, you can whip up this tasty treat. You can also peel,mash and freeze ripe bananas if time just does not allow you to make the banana bread right away. This is one of those healthy baking recipes requiring very basic ingredients. You can substitute almond milk or coconut milk for regular milk if you are not eating dairy products. Healthy baking ideas allow you to provide fresh inexpensive snack foods for your family. Often after school or work you are looking for some kind of nutritious snacks for kids to enjoy and you can feel good about this banana bread as there is only 1/2 cup brown sugar in the entire recipe!
The nutritional value of a banana includes vitamin B6, Vitamin C, potassium and dietary fiber. Bananas also aid in healthy digestion because they contain inulin which is a prebiotic. Prebiotics feed good the good bacteria, probiotics which aid in digestion. Bananas also contain minerals. This moist banana bread recipe can be refrigerated once it is cooled which will help it keep longer. It also freezes well. You may want to pre-slice the banana bread and you package the pieces into individual portions that are handy to take out for lunchboxes.
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup finely chopped almonds (or walnuts or pecans)
3/4 cup milk (you can use regular, coconut milk or almond milk)
1/4 cup grapeseed oil
1 1/2 cups mashed bananas (about 3 bananas)
Preheat the oven to 350F.
Grease a 9x5inch loaf pan with a little oil.
Measure out 2 cups of flour into an 8-cup measuring cup.
Add the brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Add the chopped nuts if you are using them.
Use a wooden spoon and stir to combine.
Make a well in the center and add the egg, milk and oil.
Stir to combine.
Peel the ripe bananas and mash them up with a fork.
We mashed them on a plate then added to the banana bread mixture.
Use a wooden spoon to stir all the ingredients together.
Pour into the prepared baking loaf and place into the preheated oven.
Bake for 55-65 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
Remove from the oven and place the pan onto a cooling rack for about 5 minutes in the pan,then turn out directly onto the cooling rack.
Nutrition Facts for: Easy One Bowl Banana Bread from Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: All purpose flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, almonds, egg, milk, grapeseed oil, bananas.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 10 servings * Per Serving: Calories 193, Calories from Fat 67, Total Fat 7.5g 12%, Saturated Fat 1.4g 7%, Cholesterol 15mg 5%, Sodium 165mg 7%, Potassium 266mg 8%, Carbohydrates 28.3g 9%, Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%, Sugars 9.1g, Protein 4.2g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 3%, Calcium 9%,Iron 8%
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