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Banana Nut Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Banana Nut Bread, by , is from Our Family and Friends Cookbook - 2008, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Darla Tanner
Added: Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/3 cup vegetable shortening
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 medium) mashed ripe bananas
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Place shortening and sugar in mixer bowl. Blend for 2 to 3 minutes. Add eggs. Mix thoroughly. Stop and scrape bowl, continue mixing for 2 to 3 minutes.

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in separate bowl. Add half of flour mixture and half of mashed banana to mixer bowl. Mix about 2 minutes. Add remaining flour and banana. Continuing to stir, mix another couple of minutes. Stop and scrape bowl. Add walnuts or pecans. Stir by hand or on low speed for 1 minute.

Pour mixture into greased and floured 9x5x3-inch baking pan. Bake at 350F for 40 to 45 minutes. Cool 5 minutes in pan. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If using KitchenAid, reduce mixer speed by half

 

 

 

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