Banana Bread #2 Recipe

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.

Step 2

Sift flour,baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger, allspice and nutmeg together in bowl. Add lemon peel and almonds. Stir until combined. Set aside.

Step 3

Beat butter in large mixing bowl until soft amd creamy. Beat in sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat until thoroughly blended. Beat in flour mixture alternately with bananas until mixture is well blended. Pour into prepared pan.

Step 4

Bake in center of oven 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Step 5

Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Invert from pan and cool completely on rack.

Variation: Banana-walnut or -pecan bread: Omit almonds. Add 3/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans with bananas.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 3/4c All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2ts Baking powder
  • 1/2ts Baking soda
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/2ts Ground ginger
  • 1/4ts Ground allspice
  • 1/4ts Grated nutmeg
  • 1ts Grated lemon peel (optional)
  • 1/4c Ground almonds (optional)
  • 1/2c Butter or margarine
  • 3/4c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 1/2c Mashed banana (4 medium
  • -bananas)

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