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

  1. Preheat 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.
  2. Sift flour and add to wet ingredients. Stir in chocolate chips if desired.
  3. Pour 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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