Banana-Lemon Tea Bread

"I always like to have some kind of quick bread or cake on hand for my kids to snack on. This one is really flavourful."
 
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins
Ingredients:
9
Serves:
10-12
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190C).
  • Butter a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan.
  • Cream butter with sugar for 6 minutes, until light.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time; blend in bananas and lemon juice.
  • Sift together flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Blend into banana mixture along with lemon zest.
  • Turn into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until tested done.
  • Remove, cool for 15 minutes and turn out of pan.
  • Cool completely.

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Reviews

  1. twissis
    This is a go od sweet bread & an easy quick fix. I made a half recipe, baked it in my half size tube pan & it was perfectly done in 30 min. I sampled it warm & it was tasty, but short on lemon flavor. Tempted later, I tasted it cold from the fridge & the lemon flavor was more distinct. I would call the texture BRAKE, half way between bread & cake. I liked that it was not so sweet, but also did not find it in need of any added sweetness (jam, powd sugar, etc). It was good last nite w/a glass of milk, is good this am w/my coffee & will be great w/more lemon or a lemon glaze next time. Thx for posting it for us.
     
  2. Ambervim
    This is VERY rich and very good
     
  3. Mandy
    I made this with a few tweaks to cut down on fat & sugar/ I used half Splenda, half sugar & half butter, half apple sauce but eveything else as stated. The texture was probably more dense due to my changes but I thought it was still great & not so much guilt from eating it. I got 2 small loaves & approx 9 bite size muffins from the mix. A keeper for me who always has an abundance of lemons on hand!
     
  4. Kim127
    Easy to put together! I used about 4 bananas to get the 1 1/2 cups mashed. I baked for one hour and the top was a bit too brown but the inside was really moist. I may add a little more lemon zest next time too. I could really taste it in the batter, but not as much baked. Overall a great tasting bread and I was able to get it in the oven within 10 minutes.
     
  5. peppergirl
    This bread was very tasty and moist, but it was not a "wow" recipe for me. My 4-year-old daughter enjoyed it, so I would probably make it again.
     
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