Bananella Loaf

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Eudocia Romulus

By
@Eudocia508

I had very little time to whip up something for a party today. I got great feedback on this--and my sister said it was fantastic and a definite keeper! It's so quick and easy to make!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 stick
butter (softened)
2
eggs
3
very ripe bananas
2/3 c
sugar
3 - 4 Tbsp
nutella
1 1/3 c
self-rising flour*
1/2 c
chocolate chips (optional--adjust for taste)
1/2 c
almonds, slivered (optional)

CINNAMON GLAZE - OPTIONAL

1 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 c
milk
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar (these are approximations)

How to Make Bananella Loaf

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Put first five ingredients in a bowl and mash with potato masher or fork. Small banana lumps are acceptable but try to get a mush-like consistency.
  • 2Sift flour and add to wet ingredients. Stir in chocolate chips if desired.
  • 3Pour batter into 9" x 5" x 3" loaf pan (other sizes would work--if using mini loaves bake approximately 30 minutes. Test with skewer or knife in middle until it comes out clean.

    Sprinkle slivered almonds on top, if desired.

    Bake approximately 45-50 minutes. May need more time.

    Cool on rack for 10 minutes, remove from pan. Drizzle with cinnamon glaze, if desired.
  • 4*All-purpose flour is fine--just add 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt and sift together with flour.

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