Banana Nut Bread

Banana Nut Bread Recipe

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This was my maternal grandmother's recipe. I would give these as Christmas gifts and everyone I gave this to loved it!


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1 1/3 c
all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
2/3 c
1/3 c
2 Tbsp
1 c
mashed overripe bananas
chopped nuts (your choice)
3/4 tsp

How to Make Banana Nut Bread


  • 1Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda & salt. Set aside.
  • 2In a mixer bowl, beat sugar & shortening with electric mixer till mixture is light, scraping sides of bowl often. Add eggs and milk one at a time beating till smooth after each addition.
  • 3Add flour mixture and bananas alternatively to creamed mixture, beating till smooth after each addition. Fold in nuts.
  • 4Pour batter into lightly greased 8x4x2 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-65 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool.
  • 5For easier slicing, wrap & store overnight. Makes 1 loaf. Keep in freezer & it'll keep for several weeks.

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About Banana Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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