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Broads On The Bake, Banana Bread

  Who doesn't have the bowl of bananas on the kitchen table? 

Bananas are a favorite in my household.  As quickly as I buy, they're gone.  Once in awhile, though, we allow them to ripen that one day too many, and no one will eat them.   Here's the best recipe I've found.

Three Way Banana Bread

 
Ingredients

*  1/2 cup Butter Flavored Crisco or butter

*  1 cup sugar

*  2 eggs

*  1 1/2 cup mashed, rip bananas - 4 medium

*  1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice

*  2 cup unsifted flour

*  1 teaspoon baking soda

*  1/2 teaspoon salt

*  1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

*  1/2 teaspoon lemon zest (optional)

*  1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Cream together butter and sugar, then beat in eggs.  Stir in banana and lemon juice.  Mix together flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, and rind; blend into creamed mixture.  Stir in nuts.

For bread - Turn into greased loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for 55 min.  Cool.

For muffins - Spoon into 24 greased muffin cups.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.  Cool.

For coffee cake - Turn into greased 9" square pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until cake is done.  Slice two bananas and arrange slices over top of cake.  Sprinkle with a topping of :
*  1/2 cup packed brown sugar
*  2 tablespoons butter (melted)
*  1/4 cup flaked coconut

Broil for 2 minutes or until topping is bubbly and lightly browned.

Enjoy!





~ Moira

Comments

  1. I just saw a recipe yesterday for chocolate banana bread... YUM!

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