Banana Nut Bread

Total Time:
1 hr 45 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
1 hr 25 min

Yield:
12 slices
Level:
Intermediate

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 11/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 5 large bananas
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pecan or walnut halves
Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9 1/2 by 5 1/2-inch loaf pan.

In a large mixing bowl, sift flour, whole-wheat flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Reserve.

In the bowl of an electric mixer, food processor, or blender, add eggs, butter, buttermilk, lemon juice, bananas, sugar, and salt.

Mix or blend until smooth. Slowly add dry ingredients. Fold in nuts. Pour batter into pan and bake 1 hour and 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.


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It was amazing and my whole family loved it! I added a bit of vanilla extract and honey because every one said it needed more sugar. I also chopped the nuts up finer and glazed it with butter, honey, cinnamon sugar mixture and popped it back in the over for an extra minute or two. I just split the mixture into two loaves and left them out on the counter and covered them with a clean towel (but I live in Florida so the humidity may have helped). Hope this helps :) It's delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love this recipe so much that I just had to find it again online. I used this about 5 years ago, and would never use another. Definately need to use the very ripe bananas. I have a great tip though. Whenever you have left over bananas and don't want to throw away, just peel them, cut them into 1 inch pieces and store in sandwich bags in the freezer until you have enough to make the recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I like this recipe. I made it for my kids and for work. Had good reviews from them all. I used splenda and sugar mix at it was fine. Made my own buttermilk from reduced fat milk and a little vinagar. Will definately do it again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
To those who had problems with mush in the middle, a tip I got from my Aunt, I had the same problem, and it wasnt' this recepie, which tells me it was me, she told me I was using banana's that weren't ripe enough, I guess they dont cook good or something, item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was looking for a good banana bread recipe this one is great. Followed the instructions the only change was the time. For my oven one hour and fiftheen mintes was more than enough. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I've tried this recipe 4 times and still the middle is always mush. I've tried metal and glass pans, still mush. This last time I left it in for over 2 hours and the middle still was mush and the outside was black. I'm gonna try the recipe on the back of the bag of flour, now that I've wasted 2 dozen bananas and a bunch of walnuts. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have made this recipe dozens of times, always in four mini loaf pans, and always freeze three of the four loaves. I often add chocolate chips and omit the nuts -- and store in the fridge so the chocolate does not get mushy. I also often substitute 1/2 cup of flax seed for the wheat flour -- it makes it really dense, but still good. My three-year-olds eat this for breakfast every morning and love it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I LOVE banana nut bread but what i couldn't figure out is why when i put the tooth pick in the bread to check it it never seemed to be done? any suggestions. i had it sit in the oven for almost a half hour longer and still not really finished in the middle. it seems to be fine and everything but ive made 2 and still cant figure it out? thank you item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great recipe!! I tweaked the recipe just a little bit, to take out some of the fat. I replaced the 5tbsp of butter with 6tblsp of applesauce, and added chobani vanilla yogurt in place of the buttermilk.Lastly I only used wheat flour. The result, a very moist bread, I will definately make this again!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
My first time to ever make banana nut bread. My husband thought it was awesome! Keep in mind, he is a an extremely picky eater! item not reviewed by moderator and published

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