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Banana Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cindra Dowd
Added: Thursday, August 30, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2/3 c. sugar
1/3 c. butter, softened
2 lg. eggs
2 ripe bananas (use ripest possible, about one cup mashed)
1/2 c. fat free buttermilk
3/4 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
chopped nuts, optional

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 4x8 in. loaf pan with nonstick spray. Beat the sugar and butter in a large bowl until creamy. Add the eggs, bananas, buttermilk and vanilla. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add the flour mixture to the banana mixture, stir until just blended. Add nuts. Scrape the batter into the pan. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Remove from the pan and cool completely on a rack.

 

 

 

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