Thursday, February 24, 2011

Banana Nut Bread ... With a Twist


I LOVE banana nut bread and have found the perfect recipe! Today I added a banana nut donuts (and muffins)! Don't they look good!? They smell and taste even better! To make the donuts, you'll need this pan.

Here's what you do:

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3 very ripe bananas
1/4 cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup butter (1 stick) softened
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 cup nuts

Preheat the oven to 350*F.

You will need 3 bowls.

In the first bowl you will beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Then beat in the eggs one at a time.

In the second bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda.

 In the third bowl, combine the bananas, milk and vanilla.

Set your mixer to medium and alternate adding in bowl 2 and 3 into bowl 1..beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Occasionally scrape the bowl. Beat just until blended.

Next, fold in the nuts. I used pecans.

Bake for:
10 minutes for donuts
20 minutes for muffins
1 hour 10 minutes for bread

Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes then remove from pan and cool completely on a wire rack

Lastly, make yourself a cup of coffee and enjoy!


  1. A donut pan! I think I now have something else added to my wish list!

  2. Here's my Avon store: :)

  3. They're not real donuts unless they're FRIED! ;P

  4. These are really good, and since they are baked they`re healthier for kids and those on special diets.