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Sourdough Banana Bread


Here's a delicious recipe to use with your sourdough "starter". It has a crisp sweet crust and is moist on the inside. Try some!

1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon Princess Cake and Cookie Flavor (King Arthur Flour) *optional
1 1/2 cups mashed bananas (about 3 medium)
1 cup sourdough starter (Recipe HERE.)
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup pecans, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add egg, vanilla, and flavoring and mix until well blended. Stir in bananas and sourdough. In small bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Stir into batter until just blended. Fold in pecans. Pour into small loaf pans. Bake for 40-45 minutes until bread is set in center. Cool on wire racks. Makes four small loaves. Freezes well.
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