Easy Scratch Recipes Week 3

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Banana  Wheat Bread

Original recipe makes 1 – 9 x 5 inch loaf Change Servings

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup honey

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 eggs

1 cup mashed bananas

1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 cup hot water

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
In a large bowl, beat oil and honey together. Add eggs, and mix well. Stir in bananas and vanilla. Stir in flour and salt. Add baking soda to hot water, stir to mix, and then add to batter. Blend in chopped nuts. Spread batter into a greased 9×5 inch loaf pan. Bake about 50/60 minutes.


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Daily Prompt–The Power of Touch: Textures are everywhere: The rough edges of a stone wall. The smooth innocence of a baby’s cheek. The sense of touch brings back memories for us. What texture is particularly evocative to you?

The texture of homemade bread must be just right.
Knead it with love, let it rise, don’t make it a fight.
While still warm, cover with butter, until runny.
It is now ready for peanut butter and honey.