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Banana Bread

Banana Bread

Ingredients ~

  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup butter, creamed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 2 mashed ripe bananas
  • 4 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup walnuts, pecans or almonds

Method ~

Step One ~ Sift together the flour, soda, salt and baking powder.  Set aside.

Step Two ~ In one bowl, mix well the butter, sugar and eggs.  In another bowl mix the mashed bananas, milk and vanilla.  Stir in the nuts, if desired.

Step Three ~ Combine ‘Step Two’ with ‘Step One’.

Split into two loaf pans.

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.


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