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Banana Bread with Maraschino Cherries


The Gourmandize Team

This original bread recipe not only contains delicious bananas, but Maraschino cherries! Truly unique and delicious recipe. A must-try!

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  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup butter or shortening
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 egg, unbeaten
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup maraschino cherries (optional)
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup mashed bananas



Step 1

Cream sugar, shortening & egg.

Step 2

Add sour cream and mix well.

Step 3

Mix in 1 cup sifted flour, soda & salt. Add bananas, mix and then the remaining flour mixture.

Step 4

Add walnuts & cherries.

Step 5

Put into greased loaf pan.

Step 6

Bake 1 hour at 325 F.

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