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Baking banana bread

Andrea loves to help me in the kitchen, so I thought we’d have a fun mother-daughter activity of baking banana bread. We used my grandmother’s recipe, which is the only kind I’ve ever made before. There are healthier options out there, but I wanted to stick with our traditional version, Crisco and all. 😉

Andrea loved it. She loves cracking eggs (we used some fresh eggs from a friend’s backyard chickens!), and I taught her how to sift flour, which she liked doing. She helped me dump in most of the dry ingredients, and she thought it was fun to smoosh up the bananas with a fork, although she gave up after a minute. She also loved watching the mixer, although it was a little loud for her, so she wore her ear protection until she got used to the noise.

Here are some pictures from our baking adventure…


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