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Banana Bread Recipe

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Added: Sunday, November 2, 2008


5 tbsp Butter
1/2 c Sugar
1/2 c Firmly Packed Brown Sugar
1 Lrg Egg
2 Egg Whites
1 tsp Vanilla
1 1/2 c Mashed, Very Ripe Bananas
1 2/4 c All Purpose Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 c Heavy Cream
1/3 c Chopped Nuts

Preheat oven to 350. Spray bottom only of a 9x5x3 inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
Beat butter in large bowl with an electric mixer set at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat well. Add egg, egg whites and vanilla; beat until well blended. Add mashed banana and beat on high speed for 30 seconds.
Combine flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder in a medium bowl. Add flour mixtures to butter mixture alternately with cream, ending with flour mixture. Add nuts to batter and mix well.
Pour batter evenly into prepared loaf pan. Bake until browned and toothpick inserted near the centre comes out clean, about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Cool bread in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan; cool completely on wire rack. Slice and serve.
Note: This bread is best if left overnight




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