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Banana Nut Bread

 Banana Nut Bread
This quick bread is a family favorite, so I always seem to have ripe bananas on hand especially for this recipe. I'm sure your family will love this tasty nutty bread as much as mine.
12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in
  • bananas and sour cream. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda and
  • salt. Stir into banana mixture just until moistened. Fold in nuts.
  • Transfer to a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 1
  • hour or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool
  • completely. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 244 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 220 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.