Banana Nut Bread

Belinda Loucks


I didn't realize how many of my Mom's recipes I had until I started putting them in my cookbook. This was another holiday favorite.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
1 Hr


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1/4 c
crisco shortening (melted)
1/2 c
sugar (plus a lttle tad)
1 large
well beaten egg
2 Tbsp
1-1/2 c
mashed bananas
1-1/2 c
sifted flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
1/2 c
chopped nuts (pecans)

How to Make Banana Nut Bread


  • 1In a large bowl cream melted shortening & sugar; add egg and mix well. In another bowl combine water and bananas. In another bowl combine all dry ingredients.
  • 2Alternating with dry mixture and banana mixture add into the cream mixture. Mix thoroughly after each addition.
  • 3Add vanilla and nuts; pour into flour & greased loaf pans.

    Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour; or less watch to make sure you don't over bake.

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About Banana Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #banana

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