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Banana Oat Tea Loaf

Banana Oat Tea Loaf

3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
4 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
2 cups mashed bananas
1/2 cup milk
2 cups uncooked, regular oats*
1 1/4 cups raisins
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans

- Cream butter, gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
- Combine flour, soda, cinnamon, and cloves; add to creamed mixture alternately with mashed banana and milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Fold in oats, raisins, and pecans. Spoon batter into two greased 8 x 5 x 3 inch loafpans.
- Bake at 350 degrees F. for 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan, and cool on a wire rack. Yield: 2 loaves.

* I use quick oats.


Banana Oat Tea Loaf
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A tad, a dash, a pinch...
Measuring spoons

When you want to reduce a recipe, a set of these measuring spoons are good to have on hand.
  • Tad = 1/4 teaspoon
  • Dash = 1/8 teaspoon
  • Pinch = 1/16 teaspoon
  • Smidgeon = 1/32 teaspoon
  • Drop = 1/64 teaspoon