Banana Nut Bread (Gift Mix in a Jar)

Recipe by Mom2Rose
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Creating the Gift in a Jar:
  • Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
  • Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, sugar, and then walnuts - make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.
  • Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
  • BANANA NUT BREAD GIFT TAG:
  • Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 3 ripe bananas, 1/2 cup solid shortening (Crisco), 1/3 cup buttermilk and 2 eggs.
  • BANANA NUT BREAD INSTRUCTIONS:
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a large bowl, blend the bananas, shortening, buttermilk and eggs.
  • Add the contents of the jar and stir just until combined; do not overstir.
  • Pour the batter into a greased 9-inch loaf pan.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then remove the bread and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
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