How to make it

  • Chop walnuts fine. Peel and mash bananas (should measure one cup pulp.) Resift flour with baking powder, soda, salt and sugar into mixing bowl.Add the cup banana pulp, shortening, milk and vanilla. Beat 2 minutes on mixer set at medium speed.
  • Scrape bowl often.Add eggs and beat 2 minutes longer. Stir in nuts. Turn batter into greased and floured 13 x 9 x 2 inch loaf pan; spread evenly. Bake in moderate oven (350 F) until cake tests done, about 35 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool in pan. Serve plain or frost top of cooled cake with lemon butter icing. Sprinkle top with additional chopped black walnuts, if desired. Makes one large loaf.
  • Lemon Butter Icing:
  • Beat 1/4 cup soft butter, 3 cups confectioner sugar, 2 tbsp cream and 1 tbsp lemon juice until fluffy. If you like a stronger lemon flavor add 1/2 tspn grated lemon peel.

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    " It was excellent "
    hot_it_up ate it and said...
    Nice recipe, I have more black walnuts than I feel like picking up. \0

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    bannana walnut loaf great post high5
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    " It was excellent "
    pauly ate it and said...
    im a sucker this stuff!
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