Sunday, July 24, 2011

Banana Nut Muffins or Bread

A recipe using brown sugar, and vanilla in Banana Bread- try it it is delicious!

1/2 c shortening
1/2 c brown sugar
2 eggs
1 3/4 c flour
1 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1/2 t nutmeg
1/2 t cinnamon
1 t vanilla
1 c mashed ripe bananas (about 2-3 average size bananas)
1/2 c chopped walnuts or pecans (leave out if you want to...I did :)

Preheat your oven to 425 degrees if making muffins, if making a loaf of bread preheat to 350 degrees

Mix shortening and sugar in the bowl and mix then add eggs, vanilla and mix. Next add dry ingredients and half of flour and the mashed banana and mix that together then add the rest of the flour and mix together. Add in nuts if desired and mix.

If you are making muffins:
Pour in to muffin tin (greased or lined with muffin cup papers) makes about 24 muffins. Bake at 425 degrees for 19 minutes.

If you are making bread:
Pour batter in to two greased and floured medium loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes

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