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lisa's banana bread

Recipe by
Patricia J.
Lawson, MO

Found this recipe on The name caught my eye as I have a niece named Lisa. We love this recipe. It's easy, moist and fast to make. Not overly sweet. It has no dairy in it.

yield 10 to 12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For lisa's banana bread

  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/3 c
  • 2/3 c
  • 2
  • 2 to 3 md
    ripe bananas

How To Make lisa's banana bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
  • 2
    Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together.
  • 3
    With mixer at medium speed, thoroughly mix shortening with sugar, then the eggs until light and fluffy (4 mins).
  • 4
    At low speed, beat in flour mixture alternately with bananas until smooth. Turn into pan.
  • 5
    Bake for 1 hour. (DO NOT OPEN DOOR WHILE BAKING) Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove and finish cooling on a wire rack.
  • 6
    Pat's Note: I add 1 teaspoon of vanilla to the batter. Sometimes I use butter flavored shortening. I use 3 banana's. I start checking the bread after 50 minutes.