Great Grandma's Best Banana Bread

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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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One bite and we 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. We like the idea of using a Bundt pan. It makes for a beautiful presentation. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
several
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

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
    ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts

How to Make Great Grandma's Best Banana Bread

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.

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About Great Grandma's Best Banana Bread

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Collection: Favorite Breads



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