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Nanny's Banana Bread Recipe

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Added: Sunday, March 19, 2006


5 T. butter
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1 large egg
2 egg whites
1 t. vanilla extract
1 1/2 c. mashed, very ripe bananas
1 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. baking powder
1/2 c. heavy cream
1/2 c. chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350. Grease bottom only of 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan.

Beat butter in large bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add sugars; 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 medium bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with cream, ending with flour mixture. Add pecans to batter; mix well.

Pour batter evenly into prepared loaf pan. Bake until browned and toothpick inserted near center comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 minutes.

Cool bread in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan; cool completely on wire rack.




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