Our Favorite Banana Bread Recipe

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Our Favorite Banana Bread

Lisa Cantrell

By
@LisaC01

This has been a family favorite for a while. I used to make it all the time when the kids were little- there were always over ripe bananas they wouldn't eat. So waste not! Seems to be gone before it's even cooled.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
One family size serving
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
4/3 tsp
salt
2/3 c
sugar
1/3 c
shortening
2
eggs
3-4
bananas mashed
2 Tbsp
milk
1/4 c
chopped nuts or chocolate chips

Step-By-Step

1In a small mixing bowl stir together the first 4 ingredients. Set aside
2In a large mixing bowl beat sugar and shortening. Add eggs one at a time. Mix after each egg. Add milk and mashed bananas. Mix well.
3Pour flour mixture gradually into the large mixing bowl of creamed ingredients in step 2. Beat until smooth. Fold in nuts or chocolate chips
4Pour batter into a greased bread pan. Bake at 350 for 60-65 min. Check the center by sticking a tooth pick in and if it comes out clean, it's done!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #banana, #bread