Monday, March 20, 2017

Vintage Banana Tea Bread!


Going back into my archives in celebration of 10 years of posts,
I want to share a banana bread recipe I have made for so many years I've lost count.
I'm calling it Vintage Banana Tea Bread simply because it goes back so long ago.

So here is the post below in the original share from about 2007

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 Today I have a recipe to share.
 One that I have made for years.
 Tea Bread! 
It can be made with or without bananas.
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 Perfect to use when you get down to the last couple over ripe bananas. 
Instead of throwing them away, 
why not make this delicious bread for breakfast, snacks or a tea break! 
It's not sweet, but rather a light snack bread without using yeast.

 I have so many great recipes to pass along. 
As I have shared  in past posts, my mother was a gourmet cook.
 She had an amazing talent to make anything taste delicious.
I don't even come close to her cooking abilities, 
but I inherited all her tried and true recipes
 and cookbooks when she passed away.

Little written captions to herself, sideline notes, and pages of wonderful directions for meals she shared with family, friends and many church dinners.

 Most of the time, she didn't follow a recipe. 
Another talent she had for just pulling it all together.
 Oh how, those dinners bring back memories of special times.

I hope to share many here in time and most will be easy and quick. 
So copy if you like, enjoy and share with your family and friends.
Let's get started.

















Perfect any time of the year.
Wrapped or  boxed it makes the perfect hostess gift
 or
 welcome to the neighborhood gift.
This bread freezes really well too.

Hope you enjoyed another look back at a past post.
Have a wonderful week!!

36 comments:

Michelle said...

This looks like a delicious recipe and I like how you showed the recipe card. I have many of those with treasure recipes!

marcia said...

Oh, I love those written recipes so much better than ones via computer. Every smudge and note keeps so many memories alive. I have three ripe bananas waiting just now for banana bread I've meant to make since last week. I have a recipe I've used throughout 32 years, from the very first cookbook I purchased when I married. There's one ingredient in it that is different from most banana bread recipes and it makes a HUGE difference. Your recipe actually has it, very familiar to mine. Enjoy, dear friend. Save me a slice and I'll save you a slice. ;)
xo

Joyce Mayer said...

Sounds wonderful, thank you for sharing.

Hugs and Happy Spring

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

Thank you for sharing this post again, Celeste. Isn't it wonderful that you have your dear Mom's recipe? When you make it, it must be like having a little bit of her in your kitchen with you. Doesn't food do that to us? It brings our memories back to happy times and those that we love. I hope you have a blessed week, sweet friend! Love and hugs!

craftyles said...

That looks delicious. I love the cite recipe card too. I want to try this, because it's not too sweet and it freezes well. That fits all my criteria. Love hearing about your precious Mom too. Enjoy and Happy Spring!

LJ L said...

Celestina Marie, Oh wow what a great receipt from your Mom. Your love shown for her is in this post. The Banana Tea bread looks so Delicious! Thanks for sharing.
LJ

Gee Singh Newbanks said...

Mmm. Sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing Celeste. My Mr. luvs banana bread. Will have to make this for him .

Dorthe said...

So lovely to have such treasures from your mother, dear Celestina, and it looks like a wonderful bread, I can imagine the taste of banana is delicious !! xoxo

Valerie-Jael said...

THis looks wonderful, I will definitely try it, thanks for sharing! Hugs, Valerie

Sue Kosec said...

Well aren't YOU the fortunate one? you inherited the cookbooks and recipes. Me? No I didn't. My father threw everything away because "I'll never use them." Of course, forgetting my sister and I would love to have had them.

By the way - this looks delicious!!!!!!!!!!!

Happy eating!
xo
SuZeQ

Heidi Stamps said...

I have never made banana bread in a tube pan! Looks like a fun idea! The recipe is very similar to the one I use, but I always add cinnamon just because we love it.

Linda Walker said...

Celeste,
I love banana bread, made a couple of loaves a few weeks ago! This recipe is very close to the one I used! I always bake in loaf pans but it looks fancier in a tube pan. Must try! I love to eat it warm with just a little butter! Sometimes a little jam! always with coffee or tea! Yum! Thanks for posting! I have some over ripe bananas to use so I will try my tube pan this time!!! xo
Linda

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Hello Celeste! Can you imagine this, with tea, on the deck in the spring weather? How lovely.

NanaDiana said...

I am saving this recipe, Celeste. This sounds delicious and I would never think to bake it in a tube pan. Great idea. I will give this to my son for the 'taste test' when I make it and let you know his 'rating'....lol.....(it better not be better than my own)....lol
Have a lovely week. xo Diana
ps. need to catch up with you soon!!!

Kim said...

This looks so good, Celeste, but what I really love is the recipe card!! I am a throwback and I still use them. With everything online these days, I enjoy holding a card in my hand...Thanks for sharing and have a great week! :)

Red Rose Alley said...

You know, Celestina, I love banana bread, and this tea bread you made looks so moist and delicious. Banana bread reminds me of the holiday season cause my son-in-law makes us chocolate chip banana bread every year. This would be so Yummy at Easter time too. How special that your mother's cook books were passed on to you. She sounds like she was a wonderful cook.

Happy first day of Spring, dear friend.

love, ~Sheri

Donna said...

Looks yummy, Celestina! What a great idea to bake it in a bundt pan. I love making banana bread too, it's one of my favorites.
PS: I had to chuckle to myself when I read the title of your post:) Made me think I was going to read a about very, very old loaf of bread:)

Conniecrafter said...

Isn't it something that we all have those recipes that have been handed down and we have used over the years, I have never made banana bread in one of those pans before, that is and interesting way to do it :) Hope you have a great week!

krishna said...

The cake is so yummy!!! I've so many recipes of cake to try.. Now I'm adding this in my list..
XOXO.. big hug..

Stephanie said...

My sweet friend, thank you for resharing this delightful recipe! It looks and sounds wonderful. I would love a slice right now with a nice cup of hot tea :)

Happy Spring, dearest Celeste. Hugs!

Smareis said...

Deve ser uma delicia esse bolo, parece muito gostoso. Obrigada por compartilhar. vou adicionar na minha lista essa receita.

Um beijo e boa semana!

Claudia said...

Hi Celeste, my dear friend, this Bananabread sounds so delicious and it looks so yummi! Thank you for this wonderful vintage recipe! I will bake it soon!
Have a wonderful week, my Dear, sending much Love and hugs and blessings, Claudia xoxo

Beatrice Euphemie said...

What a treasured recipe! I love that it is baked in a tube pan - so pretty! Thank you for sharing it with us along with your sweet memories of your Mom. Sending hugs xo Karen

Junkchiccottage said...

Yum Celeste. What wonderful memories of your mom. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe with us. Happy New Week.
Kris

Alessandra said...

That looks so yummy and delicious. This is a so sweet memory of your mum. Thanks for sharing with us
Hugs Alessandra

Linda M. said...

ooh ohh, I love your cake safe. Thanks for sharing the recipe. I'm going to look to see if you are selling the cake safe, I know someone would love it.
Hugs, Linda

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Cindy - ClochesandLavender said...

thanks for sharing a treasured recipe with us. Who doesn't love banana bread?

Cindy

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

I just love banana bread and have my favorite recipe but this one is huge! I love the bundt size of this and that it is "vintage". It is definitely a must try for me. Thank you for sharing it!

Creations By Cindy said...

Thank you so much for the recipe . I think my bunch might just like this . Hugs and blessings , Cindy

Art and Sand said...

It has been forever since I made banana bread. Your recipe sounds wonderful and I love the shape.

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

I love, love to bake and when I find a tried and true recipe I am eager to give it a whirl. This "vintage," recipe is right up my alley!
Perfect for our Spring weather too:)
Happy Spring my friend!
XO
Jemma

Jill said...

Looks delicious! We love banana bread and I make it a lot for Jerry's work along with a banana cake that is quite popular there too, lol. Thank you for sharing! Treasured recipes are the best :-)

Blessings,
Jill

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

Hello Celestina, wow this banana tea bread looks so good. It's always nice to have recipes passed down to you. This sounds so delicious and I would love to make it sometime. Thanks for sharing this banana bread recipe. Enjoy the week.
Julie

Stacey said...

I love the very idea of something called tea bread! I'm imagining just a slightly sweet and very moist slice of this with my afternoon coffee. Sounds delicious! :)

Mary Sorensen said...

Thank you for sharing this recipe. I love quick breads and we ALWAYS have overripe bananas in the kitchen. I'll give it a try!!! Have a good upcoming weekend. Mary

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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..