recipe for Guy Carbonneau’s favourite banana bread by wife Line
Banana bread is a popular choice of Guy Carbonneau for his high carbohydrate snack at 4 p.m. on game day, said his wife, Line.
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: one hour
2 eggs, beaten
Two-thirds cup (150 mL) granulated sugar
One-third cup (75 mL) vegetable oil
One cup (250 mL) mashed bananas
1 3/4 cups (425 mL) all-purpose flour
One tablespoon (15 mL) baking powder
One-quarter teaspoon (1 mL) baking soda
One-half teaspoon (2 mL) salt
In a mixing bowl, combine eggs, sugar, oil and mashed bananas; mix thoroughly.
In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Add to banana mixture just until combined.
Spoon batter into greased and lightly floured 9 by 5-inch (2 L) loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (180 C) for one hour or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool in pan for five minutes before turning out onto rack to cool.
Makes one loaf.