Why? 'Cause it's delicious, that's why.
Alice Bay Bed and Breakfast on Samish Island, near the town of Bow in Washington State.
To the left is my well-worn copy. Oh, and it's a signed copy. How cool is that? Please note that that isn't a full stop after the word 'Valley', merely a crumb. See, I told you it was well-used. In fact, I have used this recipe so often that the book naturally falls open to the page on which this recipe is written, and the page is dotted with stains and smudges from the batter dripping onto the paper. The paper even feels like it has a thin layer of flour on it. Here's the completely foolproof recipe:
See, I told you it was well-used.
Anyway, every so often you'll find that you'll have some bananas that are almost completely brown and soft. If you've got 3 or 4, this recipe is the best! Oh, and for those among you with allergies, the nuts are optional.
After cooking, you should end up with something like this: