Great Grandma's Best Banana Bread

Jody Ayers

By
@jayers

This recipe was given to my mother by my Great Grandma Armour back in the early 60's. It is the only recipe we have used in our family and for good reason. I have never found another recipe for banana bread that is as moist, easy, and delicious. I absolutely love tried and true old family recipes. I plan to hand this recipe down to my daughter as well. My husband loves to toast it and cover it with peanut butter. My daughter just likes to eat it plain.


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Comments:

Serves:

several

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
One bite and I see why this is the only banana bread recipe that Jody's family uses. This banana bread is easy, moist, delicious and full of banana flavor. I like the idea of using a bundt pan. It makes for a beautiful presentation.

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1/2 c
shortening
2
eggs
3 Tbsp
sour cream
2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
3 large
bananas, mashed
1/2 c
chopped pecans or walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
2
Cream together sugar, shortening, and eggs in a large mixing bowl or mixer.
3
Add flour mixture and sour cream alternately to the creamed mixture.
4
Add the mashed bananas and nuts once everything is well incorporated.
5
Pour into loaf pans or bundt pan that have been sprayed with non-stick spray and bake at 325 oven for about 45 minutes or until toothpick stuck into center comes out clean.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American