Banana Bread

Recipe by lkadlec
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
  • Sift flour,baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger, allspice and nutmeg together in bowl.
  • Add lemon zest and almonds.
  • Stir until combined.
  • Set aside. Beat butter in large mixing bowl until soft and creamy.
  • Beat in sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs and beat until thoroughly blended.
  • Beat in flour mixture alternately with bananas until mixture is well blended.
  • Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake in center of oven 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes.
  • Invert from pan and cool completely on rack.
  • Variation: Banana-walnut or -pecan bread: Omit almonds.
  • Add 3/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans with bananas.
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