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Saturday, July 9, 2011

Banana Bread

1 cup sugar
1/3 cup margarine, softened
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (3-4 med. size)
1/3 cup water
1 2/3 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Heat oven to 350.  Grease bottom only of loaf pan.  Mix sugar and margarine in a bowl.  Stir in eggs until blended.  Add bananas and water; beat for 30 seconds.  Stir in remaining ingredients, except nuts, just until moistened.  Stir in nuts.  Pour into pan.  Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean (about 60 minutes). Let cool for 5 minutes.  Loosen sides of loaf pan;remove from pan.  Cool completely before slicing.

Adapted from Betty Crocker Cook Book