James Beard Banana Bread

4
Servings
10m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
1h 10m
Ready In


"From James Beard Bread Book. One of the must have books. It's simply the best. I make muffins instead of bread, it's faster to make. The bread's not gummy and easier for my mum-in-law to eat. I grate up a little orange peel sometimes to be different."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (263.5 g)
  • Calories 719
  • Total Fat - 24 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 134.7 mg
  • Sodium - 638.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 119.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.9 g
  • Sugars - 71.5 g
  • Protein - 12.9 g
  • Calcium - 53.9 mg
  • Iron - 1.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 8.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Step 2

Cream the butter and sugar together.

Step 3

Add honey, bananas, and eggs; mix well.

Step 4

Sift dry ingredients together and fold into banana mixture.

Step 5

Fold in nuts and optional orange zest.

Step 6

Grease baking pan or muffin tins.

Step 7

Bake at 350° for 1 hour. If you bake this in muffin tins, it's about 20 minutes. It is done when toothpick comes out clean.

Tips & Variations


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