Maui Banana Bread

Maui Banana Bread

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Megan Stewart


Jim Nabors contributed this recipe in the Country Music Christmas cookbook.


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Makes 2 large loaves


  • 1/2 lb
    unsalted butter, softened (2 sticks) or 1 c vegetable oil
  • 2 c
  • 4 large
  • 6 medium
    very ripe bananas, peel and mash
  • 2 1/2 c
    unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    chopped macadamia nuts

How to Make Maui Banana Bread


  1. Oven to 350 degrees. Grease two 9" loaf pans. Combine butter and sugar, beat with electric mixer until creamy and pale yellow. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then add bananas. Sift together flour, soda and salt. Add to banana mixture and stir just until incorporated. Mix in nuts. Divide batter between two prepared pans and bake 50-60 minutes or toothpick test. Let each loaf cool in pan 10 minutes then remove to wire rack to cool completely.

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About Maui Banana Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American

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