Choco-Rum Buttermilk Banana Bread

Monday, January 7, 2013


I’m not much of a banana bread girl.  Banana cake, on the other hand, is a whole different story.  Banana bread is breakfast, while banana cake is dessert.  I’d much rather have dessert than breakfast, unless of course, I’m having dessert for breakfast.  And while this Choco-Rum Buttermilk Banana Bread is technically not a cake, it masquerades as one with its moist, fluffy crumb, rich flicks of chocolate  and delicate, buttery banana flavor.  That it’s called a bread is, to me, just a matter of semantics.  This is a recipe that I’d actually go out and buy bananas for, instead of making by default because of a few sad, speckled ones sitting all by their lonesome on my kitchen counter.  read more >>

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