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Banana Nut Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angie Wright
Added: Thursday, November 6, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
10 tbsp. + 1 tsp butter (margarine or whole butter)
1 cup mashed over ripe bananas (2-3 small)
1/2 cup sour cream
2 large eggs
1 1/2 tsp. real vanilla (not extract)
2 cups flour
3/4 cup + 2 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt (ground sea salt or grey's salt)
1 cup chopped walnuts
Double for two loaves.

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease, then add a piece of parchment paper to the bottom of a 9x5 loaf pan. Mash bananas, sour cream, eggs and vanilla in a food processor. Sift the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl. Add the butter to the banana mixture, then slowly add the flour mixture to the banana. Fold in the nuts. Pour in prepared loaf pan and bake approx. 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes, depending on your oven. You will know it's done when top bounces back on touch or toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2-3 hungry banana bread eaters
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have used a second empty loaf pan to cover the first while in the oven when I see the sides start to brown but the center is still raw. It's never failed for perfectly done bread.

 

 

 

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