Our Favorite Banana Bread

Our Favorite Banana Bread Recipe

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Lisa Cantrell


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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One family size serving
15 Min
1 Hr


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1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
4/3 tsp
2/3 c
1/3 c
bananas mashed
2 Tbsp
1/4 c
chopped nuts or chocolate chips

How to Make Our Favorite Banana Bread


  • 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!

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About Our Favorite Banana Bread

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

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