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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 299.9
  • Total Fat: 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 46.9 mg
  • Sodium: 220.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 53.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 3.7 g

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Banana Bread

Submitted by: REBECCA021

Introduction

The best recipes come tried and true from friends who begged them from other friends and so on and so on. That's the wonderful thing about sharing recipes - the more good recipes we share, the better we all get to eat! This banana bread comes from my friend Heidi who years ago begged this recipe from a ski friend's mother - Mrs. Hockmeyer (parents of friends are always Mr. and Mrs. no matter how old we get). Mrs. Hockmeyer passed away years ago, but her simple but perfect banana bread lives on for all of us to enjoy.

The best recipes come tried and true from friends who begged them from other friends and so on and so on. That's the wonderful thing about sharing recipes - the more good recipes we share, the better we all get to eat! This banana bread comes from my friend Heidi who years ago begged this recipe from a ski friend's mother - Mrs. Hockmeyer (parents of friends are always Mr. and Mrs. no matter how old we get). Mrs. Hockmeyer passed away years ago, but her simple but perfect banana bread lives on for all of us to enjoy.


Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed
    1/3 cup melted butter
    1 cup sugar (can easily reduce to 3/4 cup)
    1 egg, beaten
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    Pinch of salt
    1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour

Directions

No need for a mixer for this recipe. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). With a wooden spoon, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl. Mix in the sugar, egg, and vanilla. Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in. Add the flour last, mix. Pour mixture into a buttered 4x8 inch loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool on a rack. Remove from pan and slice to serve.



Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user REBECCA021.





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  • Incredible!
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    best banana bread recipe I've ever used! good and moist, even with apple sauce instead of butter, i used a .5 cup amount of apple sauce to replace the .3 cup of butter, which worked great. I think it also tastes wonderful with granulated splenda instead of the sugar. I also added cinnamon. - 12/30/09

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  • Yummy! - 1/4/13

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  • This is really good and moist! - 2/17/09

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  • made this with my 8 year old .. i just told her what to do and she made this all my her self.. She is really quite the cook and love to do this..watch out rachel ray.. I am also a chef and have been doing this kind of stuff my whole life .. so i comes so natural for her.. not so much for her sister - 1/20/09

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  • Family loved this traditional banana bread - simple & quick, made with things on hand. Nice recipe! - 1/12/09

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