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Banana Nut Bread Recipe

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

Steve Tucker
Added: Tuesday, February 3, 2009


3/4 c. butter or margarine
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. mashed bananas (3 medium)
2 eggs, well beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. sifted all purpose flour
1 tsp. soda
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. buttermilk
3/4 c. chopped walnuts

Cream butter and sugar thoroughly.

Blend in bananas, eggs and vanilla.

Sift flour, soda and salt together.

Add to banana mixture alternately with buttermilk, mixing thoroughly after each addition.

Add nuts and mix.

Pour batter into greased and floured 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.

Bake at 325 for 1 1/4 hours or until well done. (this freezes well)




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