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Healthy Banana Bread

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  All purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coarsely chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Mashed fully ripened bananas 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Buttermilk/Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Sift flour, measure, and sift again with the baking powder, soda, and salt.
Add the nuts.
In another bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in eggs, one at a time.
Blend in banana pulp.
Add flour mixture and liquid alternately, beating until smooth.
Pour into a well-greased and floured loaf pan.
Bake on the center rack in a 350° oven about 1 hour.
Remove from pan and cool on rack.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2890 Calories from Fat 1078

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 120 g184.2%

Saturated Fat 27 g134.9%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 2451.3 mg102.1%

Total Carbohydrates 399 g133%

Dietary Fiber 18.4 g73.4%

Sugars 137.3 g

Protein 59 g118.4%

Vitamin A 9.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 56.8% Iron 86.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Healthy Banana Bread Recipe