esther's yummy banana bread

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By Perri Lemon
from Houston, TX

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

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serves 8-10
prep time 25 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For esther's yummy banana bread

  • 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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