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hawaiian banana nut bread

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathy Camden
Yuma, AZ

Most banana breads I have tried tend to be dry. By adding crushed pineapple to this, it makes it really moist.

(3 ratings)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 5 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For hawaiian banana nut bread

  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts, (walnuts or pecans)
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 c
    mashed bananas (about 3 or 4 medium bananas)
  • 1 can
    (8 oz.) crushed pineapple with juice
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make hawaiian banana nut bread

  • 1
    Grease and flour 2 loaf pans. (Or use cooking spray). Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium mixing bowl. combine flour, salt, baking soda, sugar and cinnamon. Stir in nuts, set aside.
  • 2
    In another medium bowl, combine eggs, vegetable oil, mashed bananas, vanilla and pineapple with juice. Stir until mixed then add to the dry ingredients. Stir together until moistened.
  • 3
    Divide batter evenly between the 2 loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 5 minutes until done. Check center with toothpick to ensure doneness.
  • 4
    Cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  • 5
    This makes 2 loaves, you can easily keep one to eat and give the other away as a gift, or wrap tightly in foil and freeze for later. Just unthaw on the counter at room temperature.