CLASSIC BANANA BREAD

 

  • Cooking Time: 60
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 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 (I only had 2 so that's what I used)
  • 1/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt (I substituted reduced-fat sour cream because that's what I had)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Cooking spray

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt, stirring with a whisk.
  • Place sugar and butter in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended (about 1 minute). 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 8.5 x 4.5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake at 350 for 1 hour (mine took 65 minutes) 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.

Notes

from Cooking Light

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