Minda Mares’ banana bread recipe is a well-loved one in her household. “My family loves banana bread as a holiday treat!” she said. Try it out and make your own tradition.
3 cups flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups banana
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup nuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the bottom and halfway up the sides of a loaf pan.
In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients. Make a well in the center and add eggs, banana and oil.
Mix until just blended. Batter should be lumpy. Fold in nuts. Bake 45-50 minutes.
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