Banananutbread

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Andrea Pepin
Catherine Fox
ENG 095
03/06/2013
Mom's Famous Banana Nut Bread
Mom has made this banana nut bread all my life, and it is wonderfully delicious. First she needs all of the ingredients to make this beautiful bread. They include one half cup of butter, two eggs, two cups of flour, one quarter cup of chopped walnuts, one cup of sugar, three over ripe bananas, (preferably the peel being black in color), half a teaspoon of baking soda, and half a teaspoon of salt. She will also need a loaf pan that measures, nine by five by three. Upon completion of this bread, mom will have a golden, moist, delicious loaf of banana nut bread.

Next mom begins the process of mixing the batter. She creams together the one half cup of butter along with the one cup of sugar and the two eggs in a large bowl. In a smaller bowl, she places the over ripe bananas and mashes them until they are smooth and creamy. She mixes the bananas into the large bowl with the butter, sugar, and eggs. Next she will begin to add the flour in small amounts at a time and mixes this together with the rest of the batter. Approximately half a cup at a time, until the entire two cups have been added. Next she puts the one half teaspoon of salt, and the one half teaspoon of baking soda into the large bowl. After this she will add the one quarter cup of chopped walnuts or more if feeling kind of nutty that day. Up to one half cup may be added depending on just how nutty she is feeling. She mixes all of this together by hand until it is blended. Preheat oven to three hundred fifty degrees fahrenheit. Mom then greases the loaf pan entirely until all surfaces are well covered. She pays special attention to the sides of the pan. This will prevent the banana nut bread from sticking to the pan. She bakes the banana nut bread in the three hundred fifty degree fahrenheit oven for approximately one hour, higher elevation is shorter time, lower elevation is longer time. Times may vary according to...
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