Boma at Animal Kingdom Lodge’s Banana Bread Recipe


Boma: Banana Bread
*makes 2 loaves


°o° 2 sticks butter, softened
°o° 1 1/4 cups sugar
°o° 2 eggs
°o° 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
°o° 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
°o° 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
°o° 1/4 teaspoon salt
°o° 3 overripe bananas (use ones with black spots for the most flavor), mashed
°o° 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
°o° 1/2 cup buttermilk*


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray two loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter, sugar and eggs in a large bowl with electric mixer. In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix on low. Add in the mashed bananas, buttermilk and vanilla. Mix well. Pour batter evenly into the two greased loaf pans. Bake in oven at 350-degrees for 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool completely before attempting to remove from pans. Slice when cool and enjoy!

    *Buttermilk Substitute: Pour 1 tablespoon of lemon juice OR vinegar into the bottom of a measuring cup. Fill to the 1/2 cup mark with regular milk. Let sit 5-10 minutes to slightly curdle. Use as directed above.

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