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Brenda's Best Banana Bread

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2008-07-25 Breakfast Brunch
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A flavorful banana bread (or muffins) that your family is sure to enjoy.

  • Servings: 6-10

Ingredients:

2 cups Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
¾ tsp Salt
½ tsp Baking Soda
1 cup Sugar
½ cup Butter
2 Eggs
5 Medium or 4 Large Bananas-mashed
1 cup Chopped Walnuts, optional
1 tsp Lemon Juice
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
2-3 tsp Extra Sugar, for top of bread

Directions:

Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl. Add eggs and mix well. Add lemon juice and vanilla-mix. Add mashed bananas then dry ingredients amd mix just till combined. Pour mixture into a loaf pan. Sprinkle the extra sugar over the top of the bread just before baking. Bake in a loaf pan at 350 degrees for 1 1/4 hours.

Helpful Tips:

It's important not to over mix quick breads to make sure they'll stay nice and tender. This recipe can also be used for muffins or smaller loaves. Adjust the baking time accordingly.