Day: 8 Oct, 2014

Banana Walnut Bread

  Here’s one we’ve all encountered – bananas ripening before our very eyes. Right? Don’t you hate it when that happens? Yes and no. Yes because no one enjoys fending off microscopic fruit bugs doing the nasty with this yellow Parthenocarpic. No because that means Banana Bread is en route. Did you know that Bananas are technically berries? I digress. So, yeah, I love it when bananas ripen at the speed of light because that’s when I get to make Banana Walnut Bread. I prefer chopped Walnuts in mine but really, you can incorporate just about any nut lying around in the kitchen.  Husbands and children exempted, ‘kay? BANANA WALNUT BREAD Yields 2 8×4′ loaves Prep time is around 10 minutes Cook time 35 to 40 minutes Total 50 minutes   INGREDIENTS 2 cups flour (I use King Arthur’s European Style Flour so the crust gets a little crunchy even as the inside remains soft and moist) 1 1/2 tsp baking soda Pinch of salt 4-6 medium ripe bananas, mashed (we eat a lot of …