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
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    mashed overripe bananas
  • 1/4
    chopped nuts (your choice)
  • 3/4 tsp

How to Make Banana Nut Bread


  1. Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda & salt. Set aside.
  2. In 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.
  3. Add flour mixture and bananas alternatively to creamed mixture, beating till smooth after each addition. Fold in nuts.
  4. Pour 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.
  5. For easier slicing, wrap & store overnight. Makes 1 loaf. Keep in freezer & it'll keep for several weeks.

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Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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