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Dad's Banana Nut Bread

Dad's Banana Nut Bread

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tjmallick

My dad made this bread for years to the delight to our family. Pair it with a dish of fruit and a cup of coffee for breakfast. Yum! The flax seed meal gives a great texture without altering the flavor.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 182 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 9.6 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time, followed by the bananas.
  4. Mix in the self-rising flour and flax seed meal until just incorporated.
  5. Fold in the walnuts.
  6. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.
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Reviews

TheBritishBaker
8
2/5/2012

This is a wonderful banana bread. I did not have any flax seed meal, so made my own by putting flax seeds in the food processor. Also added 2 teaspoons of banana extract. BUT there must be an error in the bake time, wondering whether this is a publishing error as after 25 minutes like the recipe states my cake was still total goo! Had to cook for a total for 65 minutes.

Jason
5
1/5/2013

Great recipe and super easy. I baked mine in my bread machine using the quick breads setting and it came out beautifully. This is now my official "go to" banana bread recipe.

Spaniel Mom
5
2/12/2012

Followed step by step and came out flat and very blan for banana nut bread. I will never use this recipe again.