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Simple Banana Bread

Rated as 3.99 out of 5 Stars

"I developed this recipe because I wanted a bread recipe, not cake-like, while living in a 10-foot trailer. This recipe is very low in fat."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 237
Original recipe yields 10 servings (1 -8x4 inch loaf)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8x4 inch loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, mash the bananas and stir in the eggs and sugar. Stir in the flour mixture and mix until just combined, then fold in the chopped nuts (optional). Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 to 65 minutes or until bread tests done. Remove from oven and cool on a rack for 10 minute, then remove from pan and cool completely. Slice and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 237 calories; 5.2 44.2 5.2 37 180 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Wonderful! I actually decided on this recipe since it called for baking powder instead of soda (which I didn't have) I halved the recipe since I cook for one and I definitely don't need a whole ...

Most helpful critical review

This bread is good when it first comes out of the oven. After that it is much too heavy and dry.

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Wonderful! I actually decided on this recipe since it called for baking powder instead of soda (which I didn't have) I halved the recipe since I cook for one and I definitely don't need a whole ...

I was surprised at how delicious this bread is. I made two types of bread - one claimed to be low fat, but had butter in it. This one doesn't have any butter and was better than the other one!...

This bread is good when it first comes out of the oven. After that it is much too heavy and dry.

There isn't an option for anything below a one star. I tried two other recipes that same day, and they were great! This recipe was far too dense, dry and a waste of good bananas & nuts. It never...

This is good, dense, very bread like. Travels well

A great way to use ripe bananas.

this is one of the best banan breads i ever made. or even had from someone else. good job!

I liked this recipe but I did tweak it. I added 3 tsp vanilla, 2 Tbs melted butter and a small dollop of sour cream and did half white half brown sugar.Came out rich, sweet and amazing. Highly r...

Although this bread is hearty and delicious, I did find it somewhat dry. I will make it again because it did receive great feedback from friends/family.