Banana Bread

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  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 calculator.
  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.