Banana BreadSubmitted by: WISHTOBETHIN
5 tbsp butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 firmly packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
2 egg whites
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups mashed , very ripe bananas
1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/3 cup chopped walnuts(optional)
2. beat butter in large bowl with an electric mixer set at med speed until light and fluffy. Add granulated sugar and brown suger; beat well. Add egg, egg whites and vanilla; beat until well blended. Add mashed banana, and beat on high speed 30 seconds.
3. combine flour baking soda, salt and baking powder in medium bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with cream, ending with flour mixture. Add walnuts to batter; mix well.
4. pour batter evenly into loaf pan. Bake until browned and toothpick inserted near center comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 mintues
5. cool bread for 10 minutes before removing from pan. Then let cool completely on a wire rack before serving ( I prefer it warm with butter)
Number of Servings: 12
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WISHTOBETHIN.