Banana Bread

Phyllis Gesch


My Mom's recipe from when I was a kid. The smell of it baking fills up the whole house, and takes me back to being 10-years old. I love that food can hold such strong memories.


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2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
3 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
3 Tbsp
vegetable oil
3/4 c
1 large
1 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
3 large
very ripe bananas

How to Make Banana Bread


  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Grease & flour 9x5x3-in loaf pan or two 8.5x4.5x2.5 loaf pans.
  • 2Measure all ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Beat on medium speed for 1-2 minutes, scraping side and bottom of bowl constantly.
  • 3Pour into pan(s). Bake 50-60 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. After it has sat for a few minutes, remove the loaf from the pan and cool completely before slicing.

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About Banana Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #banana

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