Did you know that there actually is a National Banana Bread Day? I sure didn’t, but know that I do know I am excited to celebrate it when it arrives on February 23rd. Banana bread is an all-American favorite, almost as well known as apple pie, and nearly everyone has memories of enjoying their grandmother’s favorite banana bread recipe.
So just how should you go about celebrating National Banana Bread Day? Easy. Give a few of the following recipes a try:
Banana Bread Pancakes
Everyone loves pancakes, and what better way to start off the morning of National Banana Bread Day than with banana bread pancakes. Recipes for these pancakes can easily be found online, and your whole family will love the decadent treat in the morning before they start their day. Simply whip up the batter and top them with some fresh bananas and whipped topping, and voila! A great start to National Banana Bread Day!
Banana Bread Muffins
Don’t be afraid to spread the joy of National Banana Bread Day. Whip up a few batches of banana bread muffins, and take them to work or send your kids to school with a batch for their classrooms. It’ll be a fun way to spread cheer, and your co-workers and kiddos’ classmates will definitely enjoy the treats. Just be sure to make a batch without nuts so that those with nut allergies can enjoy the day too.
As said before, nearly every home has a favorite banana bread recipe that has been passed down for generations. For National Banana Bread Day, consider pulling your kids into the kitchen and sharing your favorite banana bread recipe with them. You can all cook it together, play a board game while it bakes, and then enjoy it warm once it comes out of the oven.
Having a little fun with the national holidays that are often overlooked is a great way to add some fun to your life and to that of those around you. So if you have a great banana bread recipe, or just an affinity for this American all time favorite, celebrate National Banana Bread Day by baking a version of your favorite type of banana bread – whether it be with or without nuts or in the form of pancakes, muffins, or bread.
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