Holiday Banana Loaf

Recipe by Dotty2
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • Cream butter and sugar well.
  • beat in eggs, 1 at a time beating well after each addition.
  • Add vanilla and stir.
  • Measure first amount of flour, add baking soda and baking powder and salt into separate bowl and stir.
  • toss walnuts, coconut and cherries with second amount of flour in another bowl.
  • Add flour in 4 additions alternately with banana in 3 additions, beginning and ending with flour.
  • Add fruit mixture, mix only until blended, do not overmix.
  • turn into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
  • Bake in 350F oven for 50-60 minutes or until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean.
  • Let stand for 20 minutes.
  • Turn out onto a rack to cool.