for family meals :
comes from Recipes in The Mail
and was submitted by Lauren S.
cup white sugar
1/4 cup margarine, softened
1 cup mashed bananas
1/4 cup water
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
oven to 350ºF (175ºC). Spray one 9
x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan with a non-stick cooking
a medium bowl, beat the white sugar and margarine
or butter until smooth and creamy. Beat in the
eggs, water and bananas with the sugar mixture
until it is well blended.
in the flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder
just until the mixture is moistened. Be sure
to scrape the sides of the bowl to blend all
at 350ºF (175ºC) for about 60 minutes.
Bread is done when the top is firm to the touch
and a golden brown color. Time will vary according
to loaf size and oven type. When bread is removed
from oven, allow it to cool on it''s side for
10 minutes, then remove from pan and let cool
on a rack. This bread is also excellent if you
add mini chocolate chips or small fruit pieces
to the mix just before baking.
one 9 x 5 inch loaf