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Shirley's Banana Nut Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Shirley's Banana Nut Bread, by , is from Favorite Recipes from Generation to Generation , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kim Russell
Added: Monday, January 9, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick of margarine;
2 T. Crisco;
1-1/2 cups of sugar;
1/4 tsp of baking powder;
1/2 tsp of salt;
3/4 tsp of baking soda;
Dash of cinnamon;
2 eggs;
1 cup of mashed bananas (ripe);
1/tsp vanilla;
1/3 cup of buttermilk;
1 cup of walnuts or pecans.

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together 1 stick of margarine and 2 T. Crisco with 1-1/2 cups of sugar.

Sift together: 2 cups of flour, 1/4 tsp of baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 3/4 tsp baking soda, and a dash of cinnamon.

After creaming the margarine, Crisco and sugar, add 2 eggs, alternating with the sifted ingredients until thoroughly mixed.

Add one cup of mashed bananas (they are best when very ripe).

At the end, add 1 tsp of vanilla flavoring and 1/3 cup of buttermilk.

Pecans or walnuts add a wonderful texture and flavor!!

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Bake at 350F for 35 minutes for loaf pans or 50 minutes for a bundt cake pan.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was a signature recipe for my mom. One of our family's favorites!!

 

 

 

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