Posts tagged ‘banana’

August 15, 2010

Dragon Cake

Marci Doerksen

  • 3 c. flour
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 ½ c. milk
  • ½ c. margarine, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ c. unsweetened cocoa
  • ½ c. mashed ripe bananas
  • ½ c. cherries

In bowl combine flour, sugar, and baking powder, Add milk, margarine and vanilla. Beat on low till combined. Beat on high for 2 mins. Add eggs and beat for 2 minutes more. Divide batter into thirds. In one third add mashed bananas and fold in. In another third add cocoa powder and combine. In remaining third add cherries. Pour each into a greased and floured 9 inch baking pan. Bake at 375 for 20-25 minutes or till toothpick comes out clean. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pans and cool thoroughly. Frost with fudge icing.

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August 14, 2010

Banana Nut Bread

“Good!”

  • 1 ½ c. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ c. shortening
  • 1/3 c. honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 ½ c. mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 c. whole-bran cereal
  • ½ c. chopped nuts

Sift first 4 ingredients, set aside. Measure shortening and honey into large bowl. Beat till light and fluffy, add egg and vanilla, beat well. Mix in bananas, bran, and nuts. Add other dry ingredients, mixing nly till combined. Spread in 9x5x3” loaf pan, bake in 350 oven about 50 mins or until done. Cool 10 mins before removing from pan.

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August 13, 2010

Banana Bread

“Good”

  • 8 tbsp. (1 stick) butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 c. whole wheat flour
  • 3 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ c. shelled walnuts, coarsely chopped

Preheat oven to 350 and grease a 9x5x3” bread pan. Cream butter and sugar; add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift dry ingredients together (except whole wheat flour), then stir in whole wheat flour. Add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Fold in banana, vanilla and walnuts. Pour mixture into pan, bake 50-60 mins or till cake tester comes out clean – cool in pan 10 min, then in rack.

banana bread with modifications. no walnuts; mini chocolate chips + 1 c. zucchini added. delish!

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