Banana Nut Bread

Laurie Pawluk

By
@simpletaste

My Grandmother always said when gnats are flying the bananas are ready. To this day, I only use bananas that have black spots as that's when the flavor is fullest.


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Serves:

makes 1 loaf

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening
2/3 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
2 c
flour
1 c
ripe bananas
2 Tbsp
cold water
1/4 c
chopped nuts (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine baking soda, baking powder, salt, and flour, set aside
2
Cream shortening and sugar
3
Add eggs and vanilla, mix
4
Mix in dry ingredients
5
Add bananas, water, chopped nuts, mix (just enough to mix all ingredients together)
6
Pour into loaf pan sprayed with Pam and Bake @ 350 degrees for 50 minutes (or test by sticking a butter knife in middle and pull out..if knife is clear..it's done)
7
Using a butter knife, go along edges for easy removal. Place on a wire rack to cool...Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breads, Savory Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #banana