(1) Have all ingredients at about 70°F (20°C). Preheat oven
to 350°F (175°C).
Line an 8 1/2 X 4 1/2-inch loaf pan with parchment paper or grease
and dust with flour. If you have other pan size, use this
(2) Sift together:
1 3/4 cup flour
2 1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
(3) Blend until creamy:
1/3 cup butter 2/3 cup sugar
3/4 tsp grated lemon rind
(4) Beat in:
2 beaten eggs
1 1/4 cup banana pulp
(5) Add butter mixture and blend well.
(6) Add the sifted ingredients in about 3 parts to the
mixture. Beat the batter after each addition until smooth.
(7) Fold in:
1/2 cup broken nutmeats
1/4 cup finely chopped dried apricot
(8) Place the batter in a greased bread pan. Bake at
350°F (175°C) for 1 hour or until done. Cool before slicing.