Best of Kansas Banana-Walnut Bread

Recipe by Lisa1
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Coat a 9"x5"x3" loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Sift together flour, baking soda and salt onto waxed paper.
  • Beat together sugar, shortening and vanilla at moderate mixer speed for about 5 minuts until light and fluffy.
  • With mixer running, beat in eggs, then bananas.
  • By hand, stir in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, mixing after each addition only enough to moisten dry ingredients. (Add ry ingrredients in thirds, buttermilk in two additions).
  • Stir in walnuts or pecans.
  • Spoon batter into prepared pan, spreading well to corners.
  • Bake for 60 to 65 minutes or until loaf is richly browned, begins to pull away from sides of pan and is springy to the touch.
  • Cool bread in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Loosen loaf around edge with small thin metal spatula. Invert; turn right side up.
  • Cool completely.
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