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Moist Old Fashioned Banana Bread


Banana sour cream bread recipe

Jason Hill of Chef Tips shows you how to make a moist banana bread recipe that is sure to please your entire family!

This easy banana bread recipe makes a very moist banana bread.

You can turn it into a banana nut bread recipe by simply adding about a cup of gourmet black walnuts, which make the tastiest addition over traditional walnuts.

This recipe came from a bed and breakfast in the California mountains, and the secret to its moistness comes from sour cream!

It’s an old fashioned banana bread that you can easily picture coming from your grandma’s kitchen.

Your friends will beg you for this recipe for banana bread.

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Ingredients:
Four large ripe bananas (or six small)
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
4 tablespoons sour cream

Mix dry ingredients together and sift. In a mixing bowl, cream softened butter with the sugar and salt. Mix in eggs, vanilla and sour cream. Mix until just blended.

Add flour mix to the batter. When making banana bread, use ripe soft bananas. Mash into bowl and add into mixture.

Spray a Bundt pan with cooking spray or grease with fresh butter. Pour batter into pan. Bake in preheated 350 F for 1 hour. If a toothpick comes out clean, its done.

Sour cream is the secret ingredient to this banana breads moist texture.

My wife and I have tried several banana bread recipes through the years and this is definitely our favorite. Give it a try. Youll be glad you did!

Moist Banana Bread Recipe 2 (Different Recipe From Other Website)

Moist Old Fashioned Banana Bread

 

Moist Old Fashioned Banana Bread
Not really into Old Fashioned Banana Bread? Try Bakery Style Banana Bread!
OMG I am sooo loving Fall right now!! I’ve been in a baking frenzy since it began and yesterday I woke up in the mood for some good ol banana bread. This is one of my favorite recipes for banana bread because it tastes exactly like the old school banana bread that my great grandmother use to make; super moist (without being soggy) on the inside, tons of banana flavor with that hint of cinnamon and vanilla and gorgeously golden on the outside. Other added bonuses: It’s very easy, stays incredibly moist for days, freezes well and that banana bread aroma that fills your home…priceless!
This banana bread never last long in my house, matter of fact…I made this yesterday and my husband finished up the last slice for breakfast this morning. I didn’t even get a chance to eat it with cool whip like I normally do. Ah well I’ve got10 bananas getting super black on my counter so hopefully this weekend I’ll be baking up some batches for myself and to give to others. (because I’ll never hear the end of it if my peeps found out I made this bread without sending some their way)
SOUR CREAM! Note* If you plan on making this bread and freezing it, add in a 1/2 c. of sour cream.
Ingredients (Makes 1 loaf)
1/2 c. butter, softened (1 stick)
2/3 c. brown sugar
2 eggs (beaten)
4-5 extremely ripe bananas (the blacker the better)
1/2 t. salt
1 t. baking soda
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 c. walnuts (optional)
1/2. c sour cream (optional if freezing)
Preheat oven to 350
Step 1. ) In a large bowl, cream together 1 stick of soften butter & 2/3 c. brown sugar.

Step 2.) Stir in 2 beaten eggs and 1 t. vanilla. (If adding sour cream, fold in after adding the vanilla)

Step 3.) Mash up 4-5 very ripe bananas with a fork or potato masher and add them to the mixture. Set aside.

Step 4.) In a separate bowl, add 1-3/4 c. of flour, 1/2 t. salt, 1 t. baking soda, 2 t. baking powder, & 1 t. cinnamon.

Step 5.) Give it a good whisk and then add in walnuts if desired. I used black walnuts just because they taste soooo good with bananas.

Step 6.) Slowly add the flour mixture to the banana mixture (half the bowl at a time). Gently stir JUST UNTIL COMBINED.

NOTE* PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE DO NOT OVER STIR! Or you’ll have a super densed, dry banana bread on your hands. I learned this the hard way. I have a habit of going overboard with stirring things. Banana bread only needs to be stirred just until the flour mixture is mixed in good. Once that is done JUST PUT THE SPOON DOWN AND RESIST THE URGE…I know it’s hard.

Step 7.) Pour the mixture into a greased and flour loaf pan and let it sit for about 10-15 minutes before placing into the oven. I don’t know what this does, just something I see my grandmother do all the time.

Step 8.) Place into the oven and cook for 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 1 hour always works for me. When done, remove from oven & butter the top. Let sit in the pan for about 20 minutes before removing it to cool completely.

My grandmother says you shouldn’t cut banana bread (or any kind of bread) until it has completely cooled off because the steam inside the loaf keeps it moist. (don’t know if that’s true or not) and I don’t have the balls to question her when it comes to cooking.

ENJOY!!!!

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Posted by on February 25, 2011 in Cooking

 

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How to Make Crepes – Even the Messed-Up Ones Will Be Perfect!


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How to Make Crepes – Even the Messed-Up Ones Will Be Perfect!

With a blog name like Food Wishes, and a closing video credit that asks, “what is your food wish?” – I do get lots of requests for video recipes. Probably the most common request that I hadn’t done yet was for a “how to make crepes” video. Well, today is the day. 

I’ve never understood the fear and mystery that surrounds this thin round of ground flour, milk, and egg. It’s one of the first things you make in culinary school (that works), and probably the first French recipe one commits to memory. It does take a few practice crepes to get a feel for the pan and heat, but once you have a couple successfully finished, you are set for life.

By the way, forget those scenes in movies, and TV, where the “chef” is flipping them in the air to turn them. This is all for show. Just use a spatula and turn them over – sort of like a toasted cheese sandwich. Also, stop being a perfectionist in the kitchen; you’ll have more fun. I know you; if you try these you want them to be perfectly round, perfectly thin, and perfectly colored. Relax, Martha.

Perfect rarely happens in the kitchen – before the food is plated, at least. The most imperfectly shaped crepe once folded up with jam, fried in butter, and eaten with ice cream, is always perfect. As I say in the video, this is just the first step. I will do another demo on what to do with these perfect crepes soon. Stay tuned, and enjoy!

Ingredients:
1 cup flour
2 eggs
1 1/4 cup milk
2 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp salt

 
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Posted by on February 24, 2011 in Foodwishes

 

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Food Wishes Recipes: Chocolate Egg Cream – New York’s Famous Chocolate Egg Cream Drink


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Learn how to make New York‘s Famous Chocolate Egg Cream Recipe! Visithttp://foodwishes.com to get more info, and watch over 400 free video recipes. I hope you enjoy this Chocolate Egg Cream Recipe!

 

Food Wishes Recipes: Chocolate Egg Cream – New York’s Famous Chocolate Egg Cream Drink Recipe:

Chocolate, Egg, and Cream? Fuggeddaboutit!

This chocolate egg cream video was inspired by our recent trip to New York City, where my wife Michele and I enjoyed them on several occasions. As I watched the expression on her face while she sipped this unique treat, I knew I had to film a quick how-to as soon as we returned.

Contrary to the name of this New York City soda fountain classic, chocolate egg creams do not contain any eggs or cream. What is does contain is Fox‘s “U-bet” chocolate “flavor” syrup.

This uniquely American ingredient hails from Brooklyn, New York, and despite the picture of the woman on the label (why is she looking at me like that?), I love the flavor of this syrup. If you can’t find it, I’m sure a certain brand from Pennsylvania will do just fine.

Along with the chocolate come the simple additions of milk and seltzer water. The magic of this drink is how the minimalist design produces such a rich, yet refreshing chocolate beverage. In fact, one of the reasons the beverage was so popular in its time, it was considered a cure for indigestion!

There are all sorts of arguments about the origins of this drink (when it comes to sports and food, New Yorkers do seem to enjoy a good debate), but most chocolate soda fountain drink historians think this was invented somewhere in Brooklyn, in the 1920’s.

The technique is very simple, and as I suggest in the video, you’ll want to adjust the trio of ingredients to the ratio that you find most satisfying. Some prefer this very light and frosty with extra milk, others go for the darker, flatter and richer.

Enjoy!

Ingredients per glass:
1-2 oz chocolate syrup
1-2 oz cold milk
8-10 oz very cold seltzer water

 

 
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Posted by on February 24, 2011 in Foodwishes

 

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Crispy Onion Rings Recipe – How to Make Crispy Onion Rings


Learn how to make the Crispy Onion Rings Recipe! Get the ingredients here:http://foodwishes.blogspot.com/2010/0…
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Posted by on February 24, 2011 in Foodwishes

 

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