Lea's Banana Bread

Lea's Banana Bread Recipe

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Leanne D.


A friend of mine sent this recipe to me as a banana cake.She frosted the cake with a cream cheese frosting. One day I had some over-ripe bananas and wanted to make banana bread,I couldn't find my bread recipe,so I decided to use this recipe instead. Everyone loved it.It was sweet but not too sweet. Now,this is my go to banana bread recipe.I sometimes like to slather it with whipped cream cheese.I still haven't made it as a cake!

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2 1/4 c flour,sifted
2 t. baking powder
1 /4 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1/2 c butter or margarine,softened
1 c sugar
2 eggs
1/4 c pecans
1 1/2 t. vanilla
1 c mashed banana


1Combine dry ingredients. Combine remaining ingredients,mix well.Blend in dry ingredients.Mix well. Pour into a greased loaf pan.Bake 45 mins to an hour.

About Lea's Banana Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy