Quick Banana Wheat Germ Bread
Also, I am very slow chopper of stuff, so you might be very quick.... so time to prepare is so unknown. And I do all with just a knife.... no fancy machines.
1 1/2 call purpose flour
2 1/4 tspdouble acting baking powder
1/4 cwheat germ
1/3 cunsalted butter
3/4 tspgrated lemon rind (opt) but recommended
1 1/4 cripe banana pulp, mashed
1/2 tsplemon juice
1/2 cor more broken nuts or any that you have on hand
1/4 cfinely chopped apricots or fresh frozen cranberries or frozen blueberries (yummm) or leave them out?
How to Make Quick Banana Wheat Germ Bread
- Preheat oven to 350
Have all ingredients at about 75 F
Sift before measuring:
1 1/2 C all purpose flour
2 1/4 t double acting baking powder
1/2 t salt
1/4 C wheat germ
- Blend till creamy
1/3 C shortening (I use unsalted butter)
2/3 C sugar
3/4 t grated lemon rind
- Beat in:
2 beaten eggs
1 to 1 1/4 C ripe banana pulp
1 t lemon juice
- Add the sifted ingredients in about 3 parts to the sugar mixture. Beat the batter after each addition till smooth.
Fold in 1/2 C broken nuts
1/4 C finely chopped Apricots, chopped Cranberries or?
- Place the batter in a greased loaf or bread pan.
Bake about 1 hour or till done.
Cool before slicing.