Hey, I think that this happens to most of us. We buy the bananas, eat most of them and suddenly, some begin to turn dark on you. Well, I had one banana left and it was totally black, meaning, perfect for my banana bread that I haven’t make in a long time. Therefore, knowing that we have two wonderful friends. Ron and Linda, I decided to make a special small banana bread for 4 people, them and us. (Oh and don’t be nervous about the ingredients list, smile, you have most of the ingredients in your pantry.)
Approx. Prep and Cook Time: Under 40 Minutes
Approximate Cost: $3.41 or .85 cents per serving
Difficulty Level: Easy
Allergens, Other: Contains Gluten, Eggs, Milk and peanut oil.
1 very ripe (black) banana (mashed) (.20)
½ c. All-purpose flour (.25)
½ c. organic sugar (.30)
2 tbsp. brown sugar (.10)
½ tsp. baking soda (.10)
½ tsp. Cinnamon (.10)
½ tsp. Nutmeg (.10)
½ tsp. ground ginger (.10)
Pinch salt (0)
1 egg at room temperature (.16)
1 tbsp. peanut oil (.20)
1 tsp. vanilla extract ($1.00)
¼ c. unsalted butter .60)
½ c. evaporated milk (or buttermilk, or almond milk) (.20)
HACK: Homemade Buttermilk: There are a couple of ways to make 1 cup of buttermilk if we don’t have it at home when a recipe calls for it.
I usually mix ½ c. of milk with 1 ½ tsp. of lemon juice (or vinegar). I wait until the milk start to separate from the water, then whisk and add more milk to complete 1 cup. Done.
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