Thank you for visiting Ask Betty. Nothing like a quickbread, right out of the oven! Here is our Banana Bread recipe from our 1986 Betty Crocker cookbook. Happy baking!
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (3 to 4 medium)
1/3 cup water
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour*
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup chopped nuts
Heat oven to 350°. Grease bottom only of loaf pan, 8 1/2x4 1/2x2 1/2 or 9x5x3 inches. Mix sugar and margarine in 2 1/2quart bowl. Stir in eggs until blended. Add bananas and water; beat 30 seconds. Stir in remaining ingredients except nuts just until moistened; stir in nuts. Pour into pan. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 8-inch loaf 1 1/4 hours, 9inch loaf 55 to 60 minutes; cool 5 minutes. Loosen sides of loaf from pan; remove from pan. Cool completely before slicing. 1 loaf (24 slices); 120 calories per slice
*Do not use self-rising flour in this recipe.
Do-ahead Tip: Wrap and refrigerate no longer than 1 week. 1 loaf (24 slices); 120 calories per slice.
Answered on 11/9/2015 12:00:00 AM by BCKitchenResponse