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Banana Nut Bread

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Banana 2 Medium, peeled and mashed
  Pecans 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), finley chopped
  Orange rind 2 Teaspoon, grated
Directions

1. Grease a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan; line bottom with waxed paper; grease paper.
2. Sift flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda onto another sheet of waxed paper.
3. Cream butter or margarine with sugar until fluffy in a large bowl. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until fluffy again.
4. Stir in flour mixture, alternately with mashed bananas; fold in pecans and orange rind. Pour into prepared pan.
5. Bake in slow oven (325°) 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until golden and a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes.
Loosen around edges with knife; turn out onto rack; peel off paper. Let cool completely.
Wrap and store overnight for easier slicing. Makes one 9x5x3-inch loaf.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Banana
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes

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