January 29, 2011

On baking…

I don’t.  I mean, for the most part – I steer as clear of the kitchen as much as is humanly possible.  Unless I am forced to be in there for one reason or another – say dishes, cleanup, general grazing throughout the day. 

But I do make one thing that I am usually exceptionally proud of, and that is this: my Banana Walnut Bread Extraordinaire.  Yes.  It’s that good. Yes.  Those are chocolate chips you are looking at.  You're welcome. 

But don’t thank me – thank Betty Crocker.  And some tweaking. (Ok, thank me for the tweaking)  Moist.  Dense.  Warm.  Amazing.  Made with oodles of bananas and “stuff”. 

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Wanna come over?  I’ll put the coffee on. 

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11 comments :

Deana said...

I'm with you, I don't enjoy cooking either, but our kids have to eat. Let them eat cake! and Banana Walnut Bread! It looks divine!

Debbie said...

Wish I could just pop over for a cuppa....those loaves look fab!
Have followed your blog for ages, but for some reason could never leave a comment? Love the way you write! Dx

Cora said...

I'll be right over!

Ashley said...

Looks yummy!!!

sweet momma luv u said...

Oh Yummy!! I will be right over with Cora. It is only a hop,skip, and jump right? LOL.....

Have a great week!
Jody

Alyson said...

Yes, I totally want to come over,... right now!!!

This looks delicious!! Okay, I make my mom's banana bread recipe every year at Christmas. My husband came up with the idea of putting chocolate chips in it...and we love it. BUT...the chocolate chips sink to the bottom when you bake it! HOW in the WORLD did you get the chocolate chips on TOP???

Christie said...

Alyson, I finally figured out to mix them through with the batter, and then sprinkle them on the top too. They don't melt and it's pretty too!

Whahoo - have fun!

Valerie said...

How many do you make at a time!

My goodness, that looks like it would take all day to make that many loaves.

Where do you find the time!

I can't find the time to make toast; you continue to amaze me missy.

Love V

Christie said...

Aww, shucks Val! I just double the recipe, keeps lots of those bread tins on hand, and put em' all in the oven at the same time. Then I freeze two, and we work on eating the other two. Makes a great, easy breakfast on Sunday mornings when we're running out the door to church!

Kate said...

Coming right over! Wait-you did save some for me, right??

Kelly & Todd said...

I'm drooling at my computer and only wish I could jump through the screen and into the pan with chocolate chips. OMG - I'm dying. I need a piece of this bread.

:-) kelly