Banana Nut Bread

1
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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)

Step-By-Step

1Combine baking soda, baking powder, salt, and flour, set aside
2Cream shortening and sugar
3Add eggs and vanilla, mix
4Mix in dry ingredients
5Add bananas, water, chopped nuts, mix (just enough to mix all ingredients together)
6Pour 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)
7Using a butter knife, go along edges for easy removal. Place on a wire rack to cool...Enjoy!!

About Banana Nut Bread

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