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Banana Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laurie Ashton
Added: Thursday, April 23, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp baking soda
2 cups flour
3 or 4 very ripe bananas
1/2 cup walnuts (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Cream the butter, add the sugar and mix, then add remaining ingredients and bake for 1 hour (check to see if done with a toothpick in the middle--if it is dry, it is done!).

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
75 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the best banana bread! Mom got the recipe from Grandma Ashton, who got it from Carolyn Abbott, who got it from her mother-in-law. Pass it on!

 

 

 

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