Banana – Ginger Bread ~8

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Grandpa’s Recipe

½ CU softened margarine
½ CU white granulated sugar
½ CU brown sugar
2 eggs
1 TBL lemon juice
3 over-ripe bananas

¾ CU white flour
¾ CU wheat flour
½ CU mesquite meal (optional)
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
2 TBL granulated ginger

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
2. IN FIRST (LARGE) BOWL Cream butter and sugars together
3. Add eggs – then beat until smooth
4. Mix in mashed bananas and lemon juice
5. IN SECOND BOWL mix all dry ingredients and ginger
6. Add dry mixture to first bowl, stirring only to moisten
7. Transfer to greased loaf pan (or pan lined with wax paper)
8. Bake 75 minutes or until proverbial toothpick comes out clean
9. Let stand ten minutes before removing from pan
10. Place released loaf on cake rack to cool

Banana bread options
1. Popular variation is to mix in chopped walnuts rather than ginger
2. You could also add raisins or dried cranberries rather (or in addition to) the ginger
3. Use pulverized strawberries and swirl into batter

Here are a couple of other recipes. Click any image for an enlargement.


Banana Bread


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