That right there’s a long title, but a scrumptiously simple recipe. I’m sending a virtual high five to the lady who submitted this recipe. I found it from Taste of Home. Check it out! I made a few changes though, so below is my own adaptation of it.
- I didn’t have the mini-chocolate chips that she calls for, so I used 1/2 cup of regular chips instead.
- I substituted shortening for good ‘ol butter.
- She recommends using instant oats but I love the look, texture, and durability of Old Fashioned Oats – so I used those instead as well. They held up beautifully in the baking process!
My version of this recipe:
- 1/2 cup unsalted softened Butter
- 1 cup Sugar
- 3 very ripe Bananas
- 1 tsp Baking Powder
- 3/4 tsp Baking Soda
- 1 tsp Salt
- 2 cups Flour
- 1 cup old fashioned Oats
- 1/2 cup semi-sweet Chocolate Chips
Here’s what happened:
In a bowl or mixer (low to medium speed) combine the sugar, softened butter, and eggs all until smooth.
Pour the mixture into a greased bread pan, and place in a pre-heated oven.
Your timer should be set to 40 minutes, then check on it for 10-15 minutes. 50-55 minutes total should do the trick, but as ovens vary – just check on it starting around 40 minutes.
Check the center to make sure it’s fully cooked. Remove from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes.
ENJOY! Hubby and I sure did. It should last the week if it’s just you and a spouse/roomie…but if you have a large household or lots of housemates, it’ll be gone by the end of the day.
Happy banana baking!