Banana Bread is just one of those recipes that when you find a good one, it’s your go to easy baked good that never fails.
1 3/4cupssifted all-purpose flour
2 1/4tspbaking powder
3/4 tspgrated lemon rind
a pinch of salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon in a large bowl.
In a separate medium sized bowl combine butter, sugar, and lemon rind.
In another small bowl beat 2 eggs together
In another small bowl, mash your ripe bananas
Add beaten egg, and banana pulp to butter sugar mixture, and combine.
In a food processor, add ¾ cup walnuts and create your nut meal. (set aside 2 tbs for crumble topping)
In the dry ingredients, create a well (which is a hole in the center), and add the sugar, egg, and banana pulp mixture into the well of the dry ingredients. Then add ½ cup of the nut meal (you will have extra nut meal) and gently fold together all ingredients.
Pour batter into muffins tins, and set aside.
Add all ingredients in a bowl (make sure butter is cold) and mix with hands until it forms a play dough type consistency.
Evenly top each muffin with your crumble, and bake in oven for 30 minutes.
Adapted from: “Joy of Cooking,” Cookbook; recipe on page 624