[CnD] Banana Bread

juliette juliettesilvers at gmail.com
Sat Jun 11 21:49:36 CEST 2016


Thanks so very much for this one, Sharon. When it gets cooler here in Minnesota, I'll try it.

Juliette Silvers 

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From: Sharon Howerton via Cookinginthedark  <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
Date: 06/11/2016 8:56 am
Subject: [CnD] Banana Bread

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> This recipe comes from a cookbook I received as a gift perhaps 40 years ago..
> It is called DELTA GAMMA COOKBOOK FOR THE BLIND. The pages are thermoform
> and the covers have disappeared, but the recipes are good and I use this one
> all the time. My grandkids love this recipe!
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> 1/2 cup shortening (I use 1 stick of regular butter)
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> 1 cup sugar
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> 2 eggs
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> 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (I use one or two for each batch depending on the
> size of the banana)
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> 1 tsp lemon juice
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> 2 cups flour (I use all purpose)
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> 3 tsp baking powder
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> 1 tsp salt
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> 1 tsp chopped nuts
> 
> And I don"ment think there would be any reason that you could not put chocolate
> chips on top or in the batter, but I think if you put them on top, they
> would melt into the bread and would probably be very good!
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> When I make this recipe, I beat the eggs first and then add the butter and
> sugar. Add bananas and lemon juice. Add dry ingredients. Finally, add the
> nuts. I use a stand mixer but am sure you could use an electric hand mixer
> so everything blends well.
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> Pour into greased 9x5 inch loaf pan.
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> Bake at 350 degrees for one hour 5 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes
> out clean.
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> This makes a one pound loaf.
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> If I have three or four ripe bananas, I make two loaves by just doubling all
> of the ingredients.
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