Banana Bread

Banana Bread
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Butter an 8½-by-4½-inch loaf pan. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the butter, bananas, granulated and light brown sugars, eggs, and vanilla. Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined (do not overmix); fold in the pecans.
  3. Spread the batter in the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes (tent with foil if top browns too quickly). Cool in the pan for 15 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Nutritional Information

  • Per ServingServing Size: 1/10 of loaf
  • Calories 358Calories From Fat 169
  • Fat 19g
  • Sat Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 68mg
  • Sodium 203mg
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 45g
  • Sugar 26g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Calcium 40mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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Don’t toss those extra-ripe bananas. Keep them in the freezer to use in this easy version of classic banana bread (thaw before mashing).

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