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Banana Bread Recipe

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Diane Desjardins
Added: Sunday, March 1, 2009


1 3/4c. flour
2 tsp. Baking powder
1/4 tsp. Baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3c. butter
2/3 c. sugar
2 eggs-beaten
1c. mashed bananas(about 3)
1/2 c. nuts

350 for 1 hour

Cream Butter,then add sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and beat well.Mix dry ing. in small bowl. Then add slowly 1/2 bananas and 1/2 dry ing. at a time. Then add nuts and mix. Grease loaf pan. Bake 1 hour. Or use tube pan and bake approx. 1/2 hour.
I use the tube pan.




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