Banana Bread

AuthorDelphineousCategory, , DifficultyBeginner

Yields10 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins

This moist banana bread is a family recipe, tweaked through generations, delicious with and without chopped walnuts. The key is two-stage cooking and the riper the bananas, the better the bread.

 2 cups Flour
 1 cup Sugar
 1 tsp Baking Soda
 0.50 tsp Salt
 0.50 cup Butter, melted
 2 Large Eggs
 3 Bananas
 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
 0.50 cup Chopped Walnuts

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1" Slice

Servings 10


Amount Per Serving
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14.1g22%
Saturated Fat 6.4g32%
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 321mg14%
Potassium 201mg6%
Total Carbohydrate 47.9g16%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 24.6g
Protein 5.7g12%

Vitamin A 12%
Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 1%
Iron 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

1

In a large bowl, sift together the dry ingredients - flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
Note that the flour is two tablespoons less than two cups.

2

Add the melted butter and then the eggs one at a time, beating after adding each ingredient.

3

Add mashed bananas and vanilla, then beat well. Fold in nuts, if desired.

4

Pour entire mixture into greased, floured loaf pan.

5

Bake at 325°F for 30 minutes.

6

Leave loaf in the oven, but reduce oven temperature to 300°F. Continue baking for an additional 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

 

Ingredients

 2 cups Flour
 1 cup Sugar
 1 tsp Baking Soda
 0.50 tsp Salt
 0.50 cup Butter, melted
 2 Large Eggs
 3 Bananas
 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
 0.50 cup Chopped Walnuts

Directions

1

In a large bowl, sift together the dry ingredients - flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
Note that the flour is two tablespoons less than two cups.

2

Add the melted butter and then the eggs one at a time, beating after adding each ingredient.

3

Add mashed bananas and vanilla, then beat well. Fold in nuts, if desired.

4

Pour entire mixture into greased, floured loaf pan.

5

Bake at 325°F for 30 minutes.

6

Leave loaf in the oven, but reduce oven temperature to 300°F. Continue baking for an additional 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Banana Bread

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