Yum’s the word

Fruit loaves are yummy goodness and with Christmas around the corner here’s a healthy yummy recipe for you to bake your own loaf and eat it too!

Banana Walnut loaf


1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
3 eggs
2 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/3 cups mashed ripe bananas
1/4 cup milk
1 cup chopped walnuts

Heat oven to 350°F In a large mixing bowl cream butter, vanilla and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together. Mix mashed bananas and milk together.
Blend dry ingredients into batter alternating with banana mixture. Stir in chopped nuts.
Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 8-inch round or square baking pans.
Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes, then turn out on racks until thoroughly cool