Banana Bread

Ingredients:

  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 3 1/2 bananas, very ripe, mashed
  • 2 tablespoons creme fraiche or plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped

Directions:

1. Set oven to 350 degrees.

2. Grease and flour a loaf pan.

3. Sift together the flour, baking soda,  cinnamon and salt.

4. Beat sugar and eggs with a whisk until light and fluffy, about 10 minutes.

5. Drizzle in oil.

6. Add mashed bananas, creme fraiche, and vanilla.

7. Fold in dry ingredients and nuts.

8. Pour into a lined loaf pan and bake for about 45 minutes to 1 hour.