Norma's Lemony Banana-Walnut Bread

Norma DeRemer


I made this last year for Christmas gifts and everyone that got a loaf wanted the recipe. I think I'll make it again this year also along with my other treats.

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makes 2 loaves


2/3 c
1 c
1 1/2 c
mashed ripe bananas ( about 3 medium )
7 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice ( about 3 lemons ), divided
2 large
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1 Tbsp
grated lemon peel
1/2 c
powdered sugar

How to Make Norma's Lemony Banana-Walnut Bread


  • 1Preheat oven to 325. Grease 2 ( 8 1/2 X 4 1/2-inch) loaf pans.
  • 2Beat shortening and sugar in large bowl mixing bowl and mix at medium speed until well blended.
  • 3Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • 4Blend in bananas and 6 tablespoons of lemon juice.
  • 5Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in medium bowl.
  • 6Add to banana mixture; mix until blended.
  • 7Stir in walnuts and lemon peel.
  • 8Pour evenly into prepared pans.
  • 9Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean.
  • 10Remove pans onto a wire rack and cool completely.
  • 11Combine powdered sugar and remaining one tablespoon of lemon juice in small bowl and stir until smooth.
  • 12Drizzle over cooled loaves and let set.

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About Norma's Lemony Banana-Walnut Bread

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy