Easy Banana Bread Recipe2013-04-21
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- Yield : 1 loaf
- Servings : 12 to 16
- Prep Time : 10m
- Cook Time : 60m
- Ready In : 1:10 h
This information is per serving.
Calories from Fat82
This banana bread recipe is so easy it will make you wonder why you don’t bake more often.
Everyone loves banana bread.
It is one of the quintessential comfort foods that never goes out of style.
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup soft margarine
- 2 eggs, unbeaten
- 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 cup mashed bananas
Preheat your oven to 350ºF.
Mix the sugar, margarine and eggs for 3 minutes. Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, walnuts and mashed bananas.
Grease a regular size loaf pan. Pour the batter into the loaf pan and bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Cool, slice and serve.
Tips and Variations:
- Replacing the sugar with a sugar substitute like Splenda turns this into a great Diabetic dessert or a treat that those of us watching our calorie intake can enjoy in moderation.
- Add extra walnuts on top of the bread before baking for extra crunch.
- See the tips and recipe variations from other visitors below.
Did You Know?…
I love having a couple of loaves of this banana bread, sliced, in my freezer. That way, any time unexpected company arrives, I always have something delicious and homemade to serve them.
Baking this easy bread is a great way to use up those overripe bananas the family doesn’t want to eat any more.
An easy sweet treat that’s also a healthy food choice. Can’t beat that combination.
Best of all? Kids love it! It’s a great way to get fruit and nuts into picky eaters.
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