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Banana Nut Bread

Having too many ripe bananas around our place poses more of an opportunity than a problem. With this easy recipe, you’ll watch those bananas disappear in no time. While most cooks add walnuts, I prefer the more delicate flavor and crunch of almonds.

Banana Nut Bread

Having too many ripe bananas around our place poses more of an opportunity than a problem. With this easy recipe, you’ll watch those bananas disappear in no time. While most cooks add walnuts, I like to mix it up a bit and add either cashews or almonds as well, or all three.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 280kcal
Author: Kevin Lamoureux

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 8 tbsp softened butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1.5 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 5 medium bananas)
  • 0.5 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2.5 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 0.5 cup chopped almonds, walnuts and/or cashews

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Grease a 9x5x3 inch loaf pan
  • Cream the sugar and the butter using a mixer until well blended
  • Add the eggs, bananas, vanilla and milk and stir until well blended
  • Stir in the baking soda, salt and four and blend well
  • Stir in the chopped nuts
  • Pour the batter into a loaf pan and bake for about 1 hr 15 mins. or until a knife inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean

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