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Nanna's Banana Bread

Rated as 4.66 out of 5 Stars

"My Nanna Towgood has been making this loaf bread for over 40 years, and its a family favorite--moist, flavorful, and just the right amount of sweetness. You may substitute chocolate chips for the walnuts if you desire."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 286 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9x5-inch loaf)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a blender, combine milk, eggs, oil, sugar and banana pieces. Process until smooth. In a large bowl, sift together all the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add banana mixture to dry ingredients. Mix well. Stir in nuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 55 to 60 minutes until golden brown, an a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 286 calories; 13.5 g fat; 37.9 g carbohydrates; 4.5 g protein; 31 mg cholesterol; 182 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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UPDATE: 12/18/11 This is my go-to banana bread recipe. it is always super moist without being gummy, and is always a great way to use up buttermilk and those dark bananas. the darker the banana...

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Cinnamon added a new twist to this recipe. Disappointed that the bread didn't have more of a banana flavor. Hint: add black walnut flavoring to nuts the night before to get a REAL black waln...

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UPDATE: 12/18/11 This is my go-to banana bread recipe. it is always super moist without being gummy, and is always a great way to use up buttermilk and those dark bananas. the darker the banana...

This was an excellent recipe. The cinnamon really added extra flavor. I used 3 large bananas for more banana flavor and used 1/4 tsp of salt. This bread did not last long!!

I added 4 bananas instead of two and also included 1/2 tsp of cardamom. This by far, was the best banana bread I have ever made!! It came out quite moist and just oozing with goodness!!

Cinnamon added a new twist to this recipe. Disappointed that the bread didn't have more of a banana flavor. Hint: add black walnut flavoring to nuts the night before to get a REAL black waln...

Great recipe. I added an extra banana and divided the batter. I also folded in re-hydrated cranberries into half of it. I made muffins instead of a loaf and used apple sauce instead of oil. The ...

definitely one of the better banana bread recipes i've tried from this site. i only had soymilk on hand and i had no walnuts and vanilla so i omitted those. i also cut the sugar and oil in half ...

Best banana bread. It needed a few minutes more than 1 hour.

Tried this recipe using the chocolate chips instead of walnuts...turned out a very tasty, moist bread.

Whenever I make this, people want the recipe.