Mrs. Hockmeyer's Banana Bread

banana bread


I made someone happy during the week-end. While Maxime is away for three days in Vancouver, Mathieu had many hockey games to play and ref this w-end. So I knew exactly what treat to make for  when we would come home between games. It's the Mrs. Hockmeyer's Banana Bread that I found on Simply Recipes and Cafe Fernando's blog. Since I had lot's of rippen bananas I whipped up this cake in no time. A friend happened to dropped by and eat two big pieces. That banana bread is very moist and good. This recipe is a keeper. Wrap your banana bread in foil to keep it moist and leave it on the kitchen counter.

MRS. HOCKMEYER'S BANANA BREAD

Ingredients:
2-3 very ripe bananas
1/3 cup butter, melted
2/3 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Directions:
1- Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a 4x8-inch loaf pan with parchment paper.
2- Melt the butter in a large bowl in the microwave. Set aside.
3- In a plate mash the bananas with the sugar. Add to the butter. Mix with a fork. Add the egg and mix.
4- In a medium bowl mix the flour with baking soda and salt.
5- Add to the butter mixture and mix with a fork until all flour is wet.
6- Pour the batter in the loaf pan.
7- Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes (check at 50 mins) or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
8- Remove from the oven. Let cool for 10 minutes. Remove the loaf from the pan and place on a cookie rack. Let cool 2-3 hours before serving.

This loaf is better the next day. Wrap in foil and keep on the kitchen counter.

It's delicious with Nutella!



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  1. Oh! And it has a smear of nutella too! DOUBLE good! ;)

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  2. Ooohh, that looks incredibly "dirty"!!! Yum!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  3. It's a beautiful loaf..my regards to Mrs. Hockmeyer.

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  4. Spread with the Nutella that loaf is calling my name Helene!!!

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  5. well! i think mrs hockmeyer knows what she's doing, and so do you--this bread looks delicious! :)

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  6. Oh I do love that you are putting nutella on there! You are one smart cookie! I am going over to print this recipe. I have 4 very ripe bananas hanging in my kitchen. Why do we always buy so many bananas and then never eat them all?

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  7. I love banana bread--it works for breakfast, a snack, or dessert and that swab of nutella on there is icing on the cake (so to speak). It looks great!

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  8. Chocolate and banana...no wonder everyone one your side was happy!!!

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  9. It does look good...this is perfect for a cold, snowy Sunday here in Nebraska! thanks for the recipe!

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  10. That looks really moist and delicious! I'm on a banana bread kick lately. Will have to try out this recipe!

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  11. Avec du nutella en dessus,c'est tout a fait gourmand...:)

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  12. That looks insanely gorgeous... I wish I had some bananas at hand now..

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  13. I love banana bread! I made some last week but this looks really moist and delicious!

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  15. This is THE BEST banana bread recipe. Doubles nicely. Great taste, moist, EASY. Yay, Mrs. Hockmeyer!

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