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  • Ingredients
  • 3 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk or buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Pre-heat oven to 350. Mash bananas with a fork and set aside. Mix oil, sugar, milk, vanilla and eggs well. Add mashed bananas. Mix dry ingredients in a small bowl, and add to banana mixture with nuts (optional) until just combined well. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9 x 5″ loaf pans. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Remove from pans while still warm and wrap with plastic.


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