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Quick and Easy Two Step Banana Bread

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
COPYRIGHT, HELEN S. FLETCHER, 2018. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
ALL PHOTOS BY PASTRIES LIKE A PRO UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

Banana Bread for Two Step Banana BreadI’ve often wondered if the first person to make banana bread actually started out to make it or if the bananas sat in a corner, got overly-ripe and something had to be done with them, which is usually what happens in my house. That doesn’t make it any less wonderful – just necessary.

This Two Step Banana Bread is great as a quick gift to someone on your list or to yourself.  it is sure to be well received and appreciated.  It’s also great to have tucked away in the freezer for those times you need to have a bit of something for drop in guests or as a morning treat for house guests.

Bananas are actually one fruit that is picked green and best allowed to ripen off the tree. Produce wholesalers often have “banana rooms” where the fruit is purchased really green and then ripened in these 70 degree rooms to a yellow color with green tips. Continue reading

Four-In-One Amazing Quick Breads

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
COPYRIGHT, HELEN S. FLETCHER, 2018. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
ALL PHOTOS BY PASTRIES LIKE A PRO UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
Four Amazing Quick Breads

Left to Right – Strawberry, Banana, Pumpkin and Double Apple Quick Breads

Four-in-One Amazing  Quick Breads from the Bowl and a Whisk Series is the first in a group of recipes that will show up from time to time that require little else than a bowl and a whisk to get it together.  It usually takes more time to assemble the ingredients than to mix them and get them into the oven.

This recipe consists of a base to which different purees can be added as well as enhancements to the recipes.  Nuts or spices can be added to any of the recipes as you prefer.

Strawberry bread, Banana Bread, Pumpkin Bread and Double Apple Bread are just a whisk and a bowl away! Continue reading