Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Momma's Southern Cranberry Banana Bread

Momma's Southern Cranberry Banana Bread

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From the kitchen of Mary Grace Bedwell

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
60 minutes
Tags: Contains nuts, Dairy‑free, Good for parties/potlucks, Travels well


3 ripe bananas, well mashed
2 eggs, well beaten
2 cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.

  2. Grease a loaf pan.

  3. Mix the bananas, cranberries, and eggs together in a large bowl.

  4. Stir in the flour, salt, sugar, and baking soda. Add the walnuts and blend.

  5. Put the batter in the pan and bake for 1 hour.

  6. Remove the pan to a rack.

  7. Serve warm, toasted, cold, as you like it.


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bsp says:

The recipe doesn't call for any oil or shortening, so I added 1/3 cup vegetable oil. It turned out well. It produces a dense bread, the kind that's better a day or two later. I would make it again. Going to try it toasted tomorrow; bet it's good!

9/1/2013 4:18:47 PM

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