Best Banana Bread

Best Banana Bread

Edited on Mar 03, 2005

this if truly the best banana bread in the whole world.


5Tbl. butter, 1/2C granulated sugar, 1/2C firmly packed light brown sugar, 1 large egg, 2 egg whites, 1tsp. vanilla extract, 1 1/2C mashed, very ripe bananas, 1 3/4C all purpose flour, 1tsp. baking soda, 1/2tsp.salt, 1/4tsp. baking powder, 1/2C heavy cream, 1/3C chopped walnuts.


Preheat oven to 350, spray bottom only of 9x5x3 inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Beat butter in large bowl with an electric mixer set at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar, beat well, add egg, egg whites and vanilla, beat until well blended. Add mashed banana, and beat on high speed 30 second. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder in medium bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with cream, ending with flour mixture. Add walnuts to batter, mix well. Pour batter evenly into prepared loaf pan. Bake until browned and toothpick inserted near center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Cool bread in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan, cool completely on wire rack.

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