Banana Bread

Serve this moist banana-packed bread plain and delicious or top with honey butter for a special treat.


Banana Bread

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Servings: 32
Yield: 2 loaves
Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
  • 2   cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1   cup 
    sugar
  • 2   teaspoons 
    baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1   cup 
    mashed ripe banana (2 to 3 medium)
  • 1/2  cup 
    margarine or butter, softened
  • 3   tablespoons 
    milk
  • 2   
    eggs
  • 1   cup 
    toasted walnuts
Directions
1.
In a large mixing bowl combine 1 cup of the flour, the sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add mashed ripe banana, margarine or butter, and milk. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until blended. Beat on high speed for 2 minutes. Add eggs and remaining flour; beat until blended. Stir in walnuts.
2.
Pour into two greased 8x4x2-inch loaf pans. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 50 to 60 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the centers comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool thoroughly on wire racks. Wrap and store overnight, for easier slicing. Makes 2 loaves (32 servings).
Make Ahead Tip
  • Up to 1 month ahead, make and bake banana bread. Cool completely. Place each loaf in a freezer bag and freeze for up to 1 month. Thaw for 1 hour at room temperature before using.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 115, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 13, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 15, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (RE) 41.21, vit. C (mg) 1.18, sodium (mg) 101, calcium (mg) 30.29, iron (mg) 0.54, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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