Banana Bread - starbuck's recipe

Banana Walnut Bread

Ingredients:
2 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 egg
1 1/8 cup sugar (you can reduce sugar if you have very ripe bananas because of naturally high sugar content)
1/2 cup Blood Orange Olive Oil from Olive Oil Etcetera
2 TBSP buttermilk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
3 ripe medium-large bananas (mashed)
Chopped walnuts or chocolate chips are optional

Directions:
Preheat oven to 325F. Grease 9x5x3 loaf pan and dust with flour. Blend together flour, baking soda and salt (set aside). Mix together egg, sugar and oil until combined. Add four mixture and when blended add the buttermilk, vanilla and mashed bananas and mix until combined. Fold in walnuts or chocolate chips (optional). Pour batter into loaf pan and top with walnuts/chocolate chips (optional). Bake 45 - 60 minutesor until toothpick comes out clean. Cool for at least 10 minutes on wire rack before removing from pan.

*Recipe adapted from Starbucks coffee company 2009

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