BANANA WALNUT BREAD

Makes 12 Servings

Ready in 2 hrs. 30 mins.

For breakfast or anytime this quick bread is moist and delicious.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 30 wafers, finely rolled (about 1 1/4 cups crumbs)
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup PLANTERS Walnuts, chopped, divided
  • Powdered sugar, for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Mix flour, wafer crumbs, baking powder and salt in medium bowl; set aside.

2. Beat margarine or butter and sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer at high speed until creamy. Beat in eggs until light and fluffy. Stir in bananas. Alternately add flour mixture and milk, beating well after each addition. Stir in 1/2 cup walnuts. Spread into greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan. Sprinkle with remaining walnuts.

3. Bake at 350F for 1 hour, 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.

4. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.

TIME

  • Prep. Time : 20 mins.
  • Cook Time : 1 hr. 10 mins.
  • Total TIme : 2 hrs. 30 mins.