Almond Banana Bread

Almond Banana Bread

Almond Banana Bread delivers a homemade favorite with an added crunch. Nuts, spices and lemon peel are used to create a unique but easy banana bread recipe.

Notes

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


 


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Cooking Time1 hr 5 min

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup ground almonds
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup mashed banana (4 medium bananas)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
     
  2. Grease 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
     
  3. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger, allspice and nutmeg together in bowl.
     
  4. Add lemon peel and almonds. Stir until combined. Set aside.
     
  5. Beat butter in large mixing bowl until soft amd creamy.
     
  6. Beat in sugar until light and fluffy.
     
  7. Add eggs and beat until thoroughly blended.
     
  8. Beat in flour mixture alternately with bananas until mixture is well blended. Pour into prepared pan.
     
  9. Bake in center of oven 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
     
  10. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Invert from pan and cool completely on rack.

 

 

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