Banana Bread by
3 to 4 ripe bananas, smashed 1/3 cup melted salted butter 3/4 to 1 cup light brown sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon bourbon (optional) 1 teaspoon baking soda Pinch of salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Pinch of ground cloves 1 1/2 cup of flour
Preheat the oven to 350°F. With a wooden spoon, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl. Mix in the sugar, egg, vanilla and bourbon, then the spices. Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in. Add the flour last, mix. Pour mixture into a buttered 4×8 inch loaf pan. Bake for 50 minutes to one hour, or until a tester comes out clean. Cool on a rack. Remove from pan and slice to serve.