English Toffee Banana Nut Bread

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Serves: 2 loaves
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Cooking Method: Bake


1/2 c solid buttery crisco
1/2 c brown sugar, lightly packed
1/2 c granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 c over ripe bananas,mashed well
1/3 c sour buttermilk
2 c all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 c english toffee pieces
3/4 c walnuts, chopped

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Pat Duran Recipe
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Las Vegas, NV (pop. 583,756)
Member Since Aug 2011
Pat's notes for this recipe:
This recipe is my own -I made this because my bananas were going wild! Chocolate covered English Toffee pieces and chopped nuts makes this banana bread worth the try. A simple ,rich and moist bread worthy of company.
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Heat oven to 350^. Spray the bottoms and corners of 2 loaf pans (5x8-inches each). set aside.
Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, bananas and vanilla. Blend well.
Add flour mixed with the soda,salt and baking powder alternately with the buttermilk;beginning and ending with the flour. Blend well after each addition using low speed. Stir in toffee and nuts. Pour evenly in the 2 prepared pans and bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until tests done with a wooden toothpick.
Remove from oven and let set in pan for 5 minutes then invert onto wire rack to cool completely. If you like you can brush butter on all sides and top.

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user Zelda Hopkins Zelda51 - Apr 21, 2013
This sounds extremely good Pat. Its a keeper.
user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Apr 21, 2013
Thank you Z, we had some after dinner with chocolate chip ice cream.
user Dawna Granger BiddyTwo - Apr 21, 2013
Oh my!! This sounds like heaven on my lips!! Going to try this!!!! Thank you for sharing Pat!!
user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Apr 21, 2013
Dawna- thank you so much for always taking an interest in my recipe posts.

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