Southern Banana Nut Bread Recipe

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Southern Banana Nut Bread

Jo Ann Duren

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@ILUVblackeyepeasandrice

This banana bread recipe was in The Best of Country Cooking Coobook. It is really good with pecans in the bread and in the topping.


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Serves:

Yield: 2 loaves

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter-flavored shortening
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 c
mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
2 c
self rising flour*
1/2 c
buttermilk
3/4 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar; beat in eggs.
2
Blend in bananas and vanilla.
3
Add flour alternately with buttermilk,
4
Fold in pecans.
5
Pour into two greased 8-inch x 4-inch x 2-inch loaf pans
6
For topping combine 1/4 to 1/3 cup mashed ripe bananas, 1 1/4 cups confectioners sugar and 1 teaspoon lemon juice; spread over loaves, Sprinkle additional chopped pecans.
7
*Editor's Note: As a substitute for each cup of self-rising flour, place 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup; add all-purpose flour to equal 1 cup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Yummy, #unique