Orange Banana Nut Bread
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 60
  • Servings: 10-12
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 1-1/2 C. sugar (I used light brown, lightly packed)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (I used melted butter)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 medium ripe bananas, mashed (about 1-1/4 C.)
  • 3/4 orange juice
  • 3 C. all purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 C chopped walnuts
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a bowl, combine the sugar, oil/butter and eggs. Mix well.
  2. Stir in bananas and orange juice.
  3. Combine the dry ingredients in a separate bowl; add to banana mixture, mixing just until moistened.
  4. Stir in walnuts.
  5. Pour into two greased 8" X 4" loaf pans. ( I lined mine with parchment paper instead.)
  6. Bake at 325F for 50 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to a wire rack and cool completely.
  8. Yield: 2 loaves.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Nutritional facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 131 calories, 4 g fat, 13 mg cholesterol, 119 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein W.W. pts+ is 4 per slice