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banana nut bread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Belinda Hughes
Cottage Grove, OR

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 rating)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For banana nut bread

  • 1/4 c
    crisco shortening (melted)
  • 1/2 c
    sugar (plus a lttle tad)
  • 1 lg
    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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