Banana Nut Bread

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Laurie Pawluk

By
@simpletaste

My Grandmother always said when gnats are flying the bananas are ready. To this day, I only use bananas that have black spots as that's when the flavor is fullest.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
makes 1 loaf
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

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1/2 c
shortening
2/3 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
2 c
flour
1 c
ripe bananas
2 Tbsp
cold water
1/4 c
chopped nuts (optional)

How to Make Banana Nut Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine baking soda, baking powder, salt, and flour, set aside
  • 2Cream shortening and sugar
  • 3Add eggs and vanilla, mix
  • 4Mix in dry ingredients
  • 5Add bananas, water, chopped nuts, mix (just enough to mix all ingredients together)
  • 6Pour into loaf pan sprayed with Pam and Bake @ 350 degrees for 50 minutes (or test by sticking a butter knife in middle and pull out..if knife is clear..it's done)
  • 7Using a butter knife, go along edges for easy removal. Place on a wire rack to cool...Enjoy!!

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About Banana Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Breads, Savory Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #banana




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