Daniel Inouye’s Banana Bread

Banana Bread recipe

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Ingredients

  • 2 c. sifted enriched flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. soda
  • 1 c. Hawaiian cane sugar
  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. mashed bananas
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 c. chopped macadamia nuts

Directions

  1. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, soda and sugar into bowl. Add shortening, eggs and 1/2 c. bananas.
  2. Stir to combine ingredients, then beat 2 minutes at medium speed on electric mixer or 300 strokes by hand.
  3. Add remaining bananas and lemon juice. Beat 2 minutes more. Fold in 3/4 c. nuts.
  4. Pour into greased, lined loaf pan, 8 1/2 x 4 1/2. Sprinkle 1/4 c. nuts over top of batter.
  5. Bake in moderate (350 degree) oven for 1 hour.
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