Saturday, October 23, 2010

Black Bananas

For some reason I always buy extra bananas with the intent of making them into some sort of tasty treat. They sit on the counter. No one eats them. They turn brown. They get thrown in the garbage.

This time, I put the extras in the freezer for a few days. And when I took them out, they looked like this:


So, I got ambitious, and decided to make muffins. You should make some too. Because they taste good. Here's what you need:

3/4 c. Ripe bananas, mashed
1/2 c. Sugar
1/4 c. Oil
1        Egg
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 c.    Flour
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 c. Plain Yogurt
1/4 c. Chocolate Chips

1. Preheat Oven to 375°. Spray 12 muffin cups with vegtable oil.

2. Using an electric mixer, beat together bananas, sugar, oil, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl until well mixed.

3. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Add to banana mixture, stir in yogurt. Fold in chocolate chips.

Like this:

(little hands are a big help... most of the time)

4. Divide the batter among the prepared muffin cups and bake in the center of the oven for 15 minutes, or until toothpick comes clean. Serve immediately.


When you have impatient children who don't want to wait 15 minutes, you need to find something to occupy them. We made chocolates.



Annnnddddd.... the muffins...

So... next time you have extra bananas, now you know what you can do with them.

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