When we are graced with the presence of a few of these lovely over ripe treats...we BAKE! We bake some amazing Banana Bread. I may have posted this recipe before but I don't have it listed on my recipes and I have friends ask for it..so here ya go. I have tried many recipes but when I got this one from my friend Sherry I knew there was no other choice. I have also experimented after hearing that we, Americans, over sugar all our food. So I cut the sugar to 1 cup and changed the oil to applesauce and it still tasted AMAZING!
1 1/2 cups sugar (I cut this to 1 cup)
1/2 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 2/3 cups flour
1/2 cup oil (I substitute with applesauce if I have it on hand)
1/2 cup water
1 cup bananas ( I use 2 bananas)
I grease my bread pan. Mix the ingredients up. And then...
Bake 1 1/2 hours at 300 degrees - start checking at 1 hour and 15 minutes. Ready when knife comes out clean. Let cool long enough so it pops out of the pan without breaking.