Esther's Yummy Banana Bread

Esther's Yummy Banana Bread Recipe

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This is a family recipe given to my mom from my grandma.


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25 Min
40 Min


  • 1/2 c
  • 1
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 3
    ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda, disolved in 2 tsp of water
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    nuts, pecan or walnuts coarsely chopped (optional)

How to Make Esther's Yummy Banana Bread


  1. pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
    Cream together the shortening and sugar.
  2. Add eggs to sugar/shortening and mix with mixer on low speed until blended then add soda/water mixture, salt, and vanilla.
  3. Add flour and mashed bananas to the sugar/shortening mixture and beat at low speed under well combined.
  4. Place mixture into a well greased (using Pam or margarine) loaf pan.
  5. Place in oven. Bake for about 40 minutes or until golden brown and tooth pick comes out clean when poked with a toothpick.
  6. This is a very moist banana bread so DO NOT OVERBAKE.

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About Esther's Yummy Banana Bread

Course/Dish: Breakfast, Breads, Sweet Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #banana

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