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Web's Best Banana Bread Recipes

Banana bread recipes are so hugely popular. People just can't get enough of then, it seems. These recipes are for the bread machine.

Trivia: People say the banana is the world's most popular fruit. It originated in Malaysia.

First of the Banana Bread Recipes : Banana Split Bread

This one is rich and decadent. The kids will love it. You will too.

Ingredients

1 pkg yeast
3 cups flour
2 tbsp gluten
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp baking soda
1/3 cup instant nonfat dry milk
1/3 cup walnuts, chopped
1 egg
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla
1 medium banana, sliced into the inner pan
10 strawberries, thawed if frozen
1/3 cup crushed pineapple, drained
1/3 cup heated pineapple juice (drained from can)
1/2 cup chocolate chips
4 cups maraschino cherries, drained/

Method

Omitting the chocolate chips and the maraschino cherries for now, place all other ingredients into the inner pan. Use the order listed. Choose the white bread setting and start. When the Auto Baker beeps, add the chips and the cherries.

Eat fresh, chilled or toasted. For a special treat, blend cream cheese with minced maraschino cherries and liquid and use for a topper. This is a great topping for any of your banana bread recipes.

The Second of your Banana Bread Recipes: Banana Granola Bread

Ingredients

2/3 cups water
1 1/4 cups white bread flour
3/4 cups wheat flour
4 tsp dry milk
1 tsp salt
4 tsp butter
1/2 cup mashed bananas
1/2 cup granola
4 tsp molasses
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup dried banana chips
1 1/2 tsp yeast (active dry)
1 tsp Dough Enhancer

Method

Place your ingredients in the bread machine in the order above. Use the directions that the manufacturer provides.

Both of these banana bread recipes contain walnuts because so many of us love a good banana nut bread recipe.


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