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Baby Banana Gingerbreads


  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 3 mini loaves 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Banana bread meets gingerbread in these easy little mini-loaves! So grab those bananas and bake up a batch with this delicious holiday recipe.


Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3 medium very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 3 eggs
  • Powdered sugar for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375, and grease three mini loaf pans (5x3x2).
  2. Combine flour, sugar, ginger, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Mix in banana, butter and molasses until well blended, about 2 minutes on medium speed.
  4. Stir in eggs until well combined.
  5. Divide batter among loaf pans and bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Cool in the pans for about 15 minutes, then continue cooling on wire racks.
  7. When completely cool, gently spoon powdered sugar into a wire mesh strainer, and shake the strainer over the loaves to garnish.