banana nut bread

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categories: [bread] [dessert]

 3 ripe bananas, well mashed             1 tsp salt
 2 eggs, well beaten                     1 tsp baking soda
 2 cups flour                            1/2 cup coarsely
 3/4 cup sugar                               chopped walnuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 350. Grease loaf pan. Mix bananas and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in half the flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda. Stir in rest of flour. Stir in walnuts. Put batter in pan and bake for 1 hour. (Check that it's cooked by sticking a toothpick in; it's done when toothpick comes out clean.)

source: The Fannie Farmer Cookbook (adapted slightly)