Let’s Talk Bananas!

by | Aug 1, 2017 | In The Kitchen, Podcast

I am finding inspiration for the UnBox Your Kitchen Podcasts [podcast unavailable] in unexpected and fun ways. Today’s episode is a great example. On Monday, July 24th, I posted the following on the UnBox Your Kitchen Facebook closed group:

“Bananas were on sale and you couldn’t resist buying a lot of
them and now they’re getting too ripe. What do you do with them?”

I was surprised by the responses. I expected to see banana bread on top of the list. The popular reply was to freeze them!

In episode #006 Let’s Talk Bananas I share:

  • what I do with overripe bananas
  • more responses from the group members
  • two banana ice cream recipes
  • my family’s Banana Bread
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Grandma's Banana Bread

Course Bread
Keyword banana, bread
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 165.62kcal
Author CK Kochis

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 bananas mashed
  • 1/2 cup walnuts optional
  • 3 cups flour

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Grease two bread pans; set aside.
  • In medium mixing bowl, mix the sugar, shortening, sour cream, baking soda, eggs and salt until blended. Stir in bananas. Slowly add flour (and optional nuts) and mix.
  • Pour half of the batter into one bread pan, and rest of batter into the second pan.
  • Bake for approximately 45 minutes.
  • Cool on baking rack.
  • Slice and serve.

Notes

Photograph by CK Kochis © All rights reserved.

Nutrition

Serving: 2g | Calories: 165.62kcal | Carbohydrates: 27.82g | Protein: 2.27g | Fat: 5.28g | Saturated Fat: 1.49g | Sodium: 123.54mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 14.37g

Mentioned Links:
Ice Cream Recipe
UnBox Your Kitchen Facebook closed group
UnBox Your Kitchen Journal

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