Banana Bread
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Cook time: 
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  • 1¾ Cup all-purpose flour
  • 1¼ Cup sugar
  • 1 t. Baking soda
  • ½ t. Salt
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 1 Cup very ripe mashed bananas (about 2 bananas)
  • ½ Cup vegetable oil
  • ⅓ Cup orange juice
  • 3 T. Plain, thick yogurt (like Greek yogurt)
  • 1 t. Vanilla extract
  • ½ cup toasted walnuts (chopped)
  1. Combine all dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking soda and salt) in a large bowl.
  2. In another mixing bowl, combine eggs, bananas, oil, orange juice, sour cream or yogurt and vanilla. Add to dry ingredients, stirring just until combined.
  3. Fold in nuts.
  4. Pour into a greased 9 in. X 5 in. X 3 in. baking pan.
  5. Bake at 325F (170C) on the lowest rack in oven 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  6. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack.
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