Nana's Banana Bread
- 5 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 2 egg whites
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups mashed, very ripe bananas
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
1 Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
2 Beat butter in large bowl on medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat well. Add egg, egg whites and vanilla; beat until well blended. Add bananas, and beat on high speed 30 seconds.
3 Combine flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder in medium bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with cream, ending with flour mixture. Add walnuts; mix well.
4 Pour batter evenly into prepared loaf pan. Bake about 1 hour 15 minutes or until browned and toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.