Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Waste Not, Want Not

How cool is it that you can take rotting fruit and turn it into something so completely delectable?

I mean really, really delectable...

Thank you, brown bananas.  Feel free to visit again anytime.


  1. I have some visiting brown bananas... where is your recipe????

  2. Gee, put some butter on there why don't you? :-) Love ya

  3. *drool* Thank you for making me hungry. Again. ; P

  4. @Kim: Betty Crocker made me do it.

    1 1/4 cups sugar
    1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
    2 eggs
    1 1/2 cups mashed very ripe bananas (3 to 4 medium)
    1/2 cup buttermilk
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    2 1/2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 cup chopped nuts, if desired

    Print these coupons...

    About Concordance™

    1. Move oven rack to low position so that tops of pans will be in center of oven. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottoms only of 2 loaf pans, 8 1/2x4 1/2x2 1/2 inches, or 1 loaf pan, 9x5x3 inches.
    2. Mix sugar and butter in large bowl. Stir in eggs until well blended. Add bananas, buttermilk and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt just until moistened. Stir in nuts. Pour into pans.
    3. Bake 8-inch loaves about 1 hour, 9-inch loaf about 1 1/4 hours, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans and place top side up on wire rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours, before slicing. Wrap tightly and store at room temperature up to 4 days, or refrigerate up to 10 days.

  5. You are never allowed to make that again.... I gained back five pounds!