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Ohhhhhh, the flavor of this is superb. BF picked this out and I must say I was slightly hesitant about the citrus/banana combo, but now I must say, I don't know why! They balance wonderfully. The orange is wonderful and subtle and the lemon added just a teensy bit of tang, both of which go wonderfully with the banana. I, too, did not use cake flour. I used whole wheat pastry flour, which worked great and omited the salt. I halved the recipe and baked in a 9x5 pan. REALLY REALLY moist and just scrumptious. My one concern, however, is that I felt it was a smidge too buttery, even to the point of being a little greasy. I might suggest reducing the butter, maybe to 1/3 cup to remedy this? I'm going to give this the full 5 stars because it is so delicious and I don't think the very-buttery-ness of this really detracts, just I prefer my banana bread a little more bread-like (I guess, drier? Less oily?) The flavor though... oh! Phenomenal! This is the kind of stuff that all you can do is moan with delight when you take your first bite! Thank you for posting!!

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Roosie April 14, 2005

a very tasty bread, I would only reduce the sugar next time as I found it too sweet.

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Helio July 27, 2005

Not great, just average.

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MrsK July 28, 2012

I tried this recipe yesterday and it turned out really moist and very tasty. The orange and lemon flavors made the difference... Thank you!

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HLTagud March 20, 2009

I love this bread! I did replace orange peel with lemon peel..I forgot to buy an orange. I also used mini pans, but it seems I had to bake it a looong time. Even though they turned out very dark they didnt taste like it. Thank you! Will be making again soon.

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georgi May 16, 2004
"Beat This" Banana Bread