It’s hard to beat banana bread. It requires the use of an ingredient that is on its last legs (that brown and mushy banana in your fruit bowl is just perfect), demands minimal time to make, and a moist loaf, sitting on one’s counter, is a hit with anyone. Yes, anyone. I have never met someone who doesn’t like banana bread and frankly, would prefer not to meet the person who passes on a slice.
I posted my favorite recipe for banana bread years ago on Minced. My mother made it for my brothers and me growing up and so in addition to being ridiculously tasty, I also like it because it tastes like home and a mother’s love. It’s a classic for sure, but that hasn’t stopped me from experimenting with other recipes. Continue Reading