Banana Bread

There was no school on Friday, so the kids and I decided to bake 🙂

Their grandma sent them a Cupcake Kit for Valentine’s Day- with Betty Crockers Fundamiddles, which had pink frosting in the middle of the cupcakes.  (Thanks Grandma!) As I was preparing the cupcakes I noticed that we had a few bananas that were turning so I figured I would make some Banana Bread too!

Why not, right? (plus…I think I’ve been in the mood to cook all week, since we’ve had homemade, from scratch meals every single day this week)

 

 

The kids LOVED the cupcakes (which I didn’t get a picture of…but, they loved the Banana bread just as much!)  They couldn’t keep their hands off of it!  My daughter even said, “Mom, I think you  make the best Banana Bread in the world!”  I am sure she knows too–since she’s probably only had Banana Bread a few times in her life!  😉

I figured I’d give you all my recipe for this yummy treat!  It was so moist and delicious!

  • 3-4 very ripe mashed bananas about 1 cup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2.  Grease and flour bread pan
  3. Mash together banana and sour cream
  4.  In a large bowl, preferably in your mixer- cream together butter and sugar. Beat in the eggs, then add vanilla and banana mixture.
  5.  Combine dry ingredients and pour into the banana mixture.
  6. Pour batter evenly into pan.
  7. Bake for 50 minutes.

Also, it was the Annual Daddy-Daughter Dance, and Alexis was so excited to go, she started getting ready for the dance hours before! 🙂

Since Daddy and Alexis were going out, Jaxen and I had our own little date.  Here are pictures from the evening.

My Date

The flower he brought me for our date. He picked it out himself.

A corsage for daddy’s date.

She loved it- and couldn’t stop looking at it.

Who are you wearing?

Gap and a Cardigan by Target 😉

Close up of my handsome date. 🙂

We all had a great night!  Hope your Friday was just as fun!

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