Fantastic! I used a trick I saw on cooks illustrated tv to bump up the banana flavor. Microwave the bananas (whether green or brown) for 5 minutes. Strain the bananas and reserve the juice. Simmer the juice until it's reduced by half, it will be a syrupy consistency. Cool and add it back to the batter. It really bumps up the banana flavor without adding all that extra liquid, especially if you're using black bananas! I also reduced the sugar by 1/4 cup, and as others suggested, subbed brown sugar (3/4 c brown sugar and 1/2 cup white sugar). You can't tell at all. Next time I will reduce the sugar by 1/2 cup and see what it does. I made these in mini cupcakes and regular. Word of advice, when taking them out of the pan, whether you're using papers or not, they are really soft when warm. I dented a few, and one fell onto the others when tipping them out of the pan and it split in half as well as sticking to the top of the other and ripping the yummy browned crust off. :(. After they've cooled a bit, they are less fragile. Fantastic recipe, I'll be using it again and again!
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Fantastic! I used a trick I saw on cooks illustrated tv to bump up the banana flavor. ...