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Boy or Girl Banana Bread

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“Very yummy recipe my mom gave me. Been using it for 20 years. I got a blue ribbon at the fair when I was in 4-H. Bread with nuts is boy banana bread and without nuts is girl banana bread, my kids don't get that yet but prefer the girl banana bread. Store all your old bananas in the peel in the freezer and when you need some for bread pull them out, thaw, cut the end off and they slide out and work great in breads and muffins.”
1hr 7mins
1 loaf of bread

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven 350°F Grease a bread pan (9x5x3").
  2. Cream butter & sugar till light & fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.
  3. Sift all purpose flour, baking soda & salt together, stir in whole wheat flour & add to creamed mixture, mixing well.
  4. Fold in bananas, vanilla and if you want boy bread add the walnuts.
  5. Pour mixture into pan, bake 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan and then remove from pan and cool completely.
  6. Makes one loaf.
  7. The bread freezes well.

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