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.


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Rating:

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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small mixing bowl stir together the first 4 ingredients. Set aside
2
In 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.
3
Pour flour mixture gradually into the large mixing bowl of creamed ingredients in step 2. Beat until smooth. Fold in nuts or chocolate chips
4
Pour 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