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Banana Macadamia Nut Bread

2 cups All purpose flour
3/4 Cup Sugar
1/2 cup butter softened
2 eggs
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup flaked coconut
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup mashed banana ( ripe)
3 1/2ounce jar macadamia nuts chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream the sugar, butter and eggs on low speed with electric mixer until well mixed. Add bananas and orange juice continue mixing, then add dry ingredients. Using a wooden spoon stir in coconut and nuts. The batter will be thick , spread in a 9x5 loaf pan and bake 60-65 minutes.

This is a tried and true banana nut bread. The orange juice and coconut really make it different.

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