Holiday Banana Loaf

“This is a bread that I make at holiday time as well as during the year. Double the recipe to have enough for smaller gift loaves.”
1hr 20mins
1 loaf

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar well.
  2. beat in eggs, 1 at a time beating well after each addition.
  3. Add vanilla and stir.
  4. Measure first amount of flour, add baking soda and baking powder and salt into separate bowl and stir.
  5. toss walnuts, coconut and cherries with second amount of flour in another bowl.
  6. Add flour in 4 additions alternately with banana in 3 additions, beginning and ending with flour.
  7. Add fruit mixture, mix only until blended, do not overmix.
  8. turn into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
  9. Bake in 350F oven for 50-60 minutes or until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean.
  10. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  11. Turn out onto a rack to cool.

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