I decided at the last minute to throw some apples into the batter. I was a little hesitant at first, but I am glad I did. This bread is really good. The walnuts on top of the bread get a little toasted while baking, adding a great flavor to this very moist bread.
Moist Banana Apple Bread
1/4 cup(s) SHORTENING
1/4 cup(s) BUTTER; Softened.
1/2 cup(s) BROWN SUGAR
1/2 cup(s) SUGAR
1/4 cup(s) SOUR CREAM
1 cup(s) BANANAS; Mashed.
1 teaspoon(s) VANILLA
2 cup(s) FLOUR
1 teaspoon(s) BAKING POWDER
1 teaspoon(s) BAKING SODA
1/2 teaspoon(s) CINNAMON
2 cup(s) APPLE; Chopped.
1 cup(s) WALNUTS; Chopped And Divided.
In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and both sugars together.
Beat in eggs.
Add sour cream, bananas and vanilla.
In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, soda and cinnamon.
Gradually add to shortening mixture.
Fold in apples and 3/4 cup of walnuts.
Pour batter into a greased loaf pan.
Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup of walnuts over batter.
Bake for 60 minutes at 350 degrees or until bread tests done.
Cool bread in pan for 15 minutes.
Remove bread from pan to a wire rack to cool.
Yields 1 loaf