Food & Fun

    “Food & Fun,” Friend, June 2018

    Food & Fun

    banana bread recipe and fridge magnets

    Illustrations by Mark Jarman

    Secret-Service Banana Bread

    Add your own secret ingredient to this recipe! Do a little detective work to find out someone’s favorite ingredient. Chocolate chips? Walnuts? Raisins? Blueberries? Serve them a treat with their favorite flavor inside! Be sure to get an adult’s help.

    3 mashed bananas

    1/3 cup butter

    1/2 cup sugar

    1 egg

    1 teaspoon vanilla

    1 teaspoon baking soda

    pinch of salt

    1 1/2 cups of flour

    1 cup of your secret ingredient

    1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).

    2. Mix together all the ingredients.

    3. Spray cooking spray onto two small loaf pans. Divide mixture into pans.

    4. Bake for 20–25 minutes or until you can insert a toothpick and it comes out clean.

    Day Brighteners

    You can brighten someone’s day with these fun magnets.

    • bottle caps

    • glue

    • small magnets from a craft store

    • small beads or stickers

    Glue a magnet to the smooth side of the bottle cap. Then decorate the inside with beads or stickers.