Yesterday I woke up to bananas that were beyond repair (i.e. too ripe to even drink in a smoothie) and I decided to transform them into banana bread instead of discarding them. When I realized I was out of flour I decided to make it extra healthy banana bread and use some whole wheat flour I had in the back of the cabinet. I’m pleased with how it turned out! It has a nice nutty taste, while still being sweet, and tastes particularly delicious with cream cheese! Here’s the recipe -
5 very ripe bananas
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp sea salt
Mash bananas in a large mixing bowl. Stir in the egg and vanilla. Add in remaining ingredients and mix well (you can whisk together the dry ingredients in a separate bowl, but you don’t have to). If you like you can also add in walnuts and chocolate chips.
Pour into a well greased loaf pan and bake at 350 for 50 minutes. Voila! A delicious and healthy breakfrast : )
What’s your favorite recipe for using up leftovers? Please share!