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Jamaican Banana Bread

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If you are looking for a delicious snack or a tea-time treat then give this Jamaican Banana Bread a try! The mix of flavors especially that of dark rum is so wonderful that it makes this fruit bread taste even better! Give this Jamaican Banana Bread a try and surprise your loved ones!
  Ripe bananas 1 Pound
  Dark rum 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 8 Tablespoon, softened
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 Large (At Room Temperature)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange rind 1 Tablespoon, grated

Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
Lightly butter a 9 by 5 inch loaf pan.
Mash the bananas in a bowl with a fork and add the rum.
In another bowl toss the raisins with 2 tablespoons of the flour.
Cream the butter with the sugar until fluffy and light.
Add the egg and beat until smooth.
In another bowl sift the remaining flour with the baking powder, salt and nutmeg.
Add the grated orange rind.
Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add half the banana mixture, blending well, and then half the butter mixture.
Repeat the process with the rest of the bananas and the remaining butter mixture.
Scrape the batter into the prepared pan.
Bake for 1 hour until the loaf is lightly browned and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Remove the pan to a wire rack.
Cool for 10 minutes before removing the bread from the pan.
Cool completely on the rack.

Recipe Summary

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Snack, Fruit Dessert

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2681 Calories from Fat 941

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 107 g164.9%

Saturated Fat 64.7 g323.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 469.5 mg156.5%

Sodium 2246.5 mg93.6%

Total Carbohydrates 403 g134.5%

Dietary Fiber 20.7 g82.7%

Sugars 157.2 g

Protein 38 g76.9%

Vitamin A 72% Vitamin C 99.9%

Calcium 125% Iron 86.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Jamaican Banana Bread Recipe