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"Peel Me a Nanner" Bread Recipe

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This recipe for "Peel Me a Nanner" Bread, by , is from "THE WOODEN SPOON"...by The Sexton Family, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

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This recipe makes 2 large loaves

1 cup softened or melted butter
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 dashes salt
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 teaspoons baking soda
4 cups flour
6 bananas (can be frozen ones...thawed slightly)
1 level teaspoon cinnamon
1 level teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup walnuts (optional)
1 cup raisins (optional)

Grease and flour 2 loaf pans, generously..
Cream butter and sugar... add and beat in bananas... Beat in eggs, salt and vanilla. Add flour and baking soda...add nuts...Bake at 350 for one hour or til toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean...
If bread browns too fast, cover top of loaves in oven loosely... with aluminum foil about half-way through baking...
When done, loosen edges with tableknife or spatula. Turn out hot loaf on breadboard or wire rack...Take a new stick of butter and starting with the bottom, rub over the whole loaf to keep it moist. (or use oil) Place on aluminum foil while warm ...wrap and let cool.... Serve or freeze...




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