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


  • 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


  1. In 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.
  2. Alternating with dry mixture and banana mixture add into the cream mixture. Mix thoroughly after each addition.
  3. Add 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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