A recipe by Julie-Ann Maughn
Difficulty Level: Easy
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Rest Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 60 minutes
Serves: 12 (1 loaf)
½ cup of butter
½ cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons of milk
½ teaspoon of baking soda
1 beaten egg
1 cup of very ripe plantains (plantains that should start to turn black)
2 cups of flour
1 tsp of baking powder
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a loaf pan.
Step 2 In a large mixing bowl cream butter and sugar until smooth.
Step 3 In a small bowl, dissolve the baking soda in three tablespoons of milk. Add the milk mixture to the butter and mix until combined. Add the egg and mix well.
Mash the plantains with a fork and combine with the wet ingredients.
Step 5 Stiff the flour and baking powder together and gradually add to the wet ingredients and mix gently until well combined.
Step 6 Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake in a 350F oven for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Step 7 Allow to cool on a wire rack for 20 minutes and slice when cooled.