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Recipe courtesy of Joanne Chang

Flour's Famous Banana Bread

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Cook: 1 hr
  • Yield: 1 loaf
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Ingredients

1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar

2 eggs

1/2 cup oil

3 1/2 bananas, very ripe, mashed

2 tablespoons creme fraiche or sour cream

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2/3 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees F. Line the bottom of a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Beat sugar and eggs with a whisk until light and fluffy, about 10 minutes. Drizzle in oil. Add mashed bananas, creme fraiche, and vanilla. Fold in dry ingredients and nuts. Pour into a lined loaf pan and bake for about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

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