All purpose flour -2 1/2 cups
Baking soda -1 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon -1/4 tsp
Ground nutmeg -1/4 tsp
Salt -1/4 tsp
Ripe bananas -3 large ,peeled
Eggs - 2 large
Sugar -3/4 cup
Unsalted butter -1/2 cup(1 stick) melted and cooled
Walnuts/cashew nuts-3/4 cup chopped
Confectioner's sugar for dusting(optional)
Heat oven to 350 degrees.Coat two loaf pans with non stick cooking spray.Set aside.
In a large bowl,combine flour,baking soda,cinnamon,nutmeg and salt.Make a well in the center by pressing dry ingredients up against side of bowl.
Mash the banana in a second bowl..Add eggs,sugar and butter.With an electric mixer on medium speed,beat eggs,sugar and melted butter into bananas until smooth.
Pour banana mixture into well in dry ingredients and stir just until blended.Fold in walnuts or cashewnuts,then divide batter evenly between prepared loaf pans.
Bake loaves at 350 degrees for 35 minutes,until browned and tops spring back lightly when gently pressed.Remove to wire rack to cool,dust with confectioner's sugar,if desired and serve.