Banana Bread

1
Donna Brown

By
@gabbiegirl

There are a lot of good banana bread recipes, but this is my favorite. My dear aunt was employed by Bell South Telephone Company for over 40 years. The Telephone Pioneers, as the employees were called, produced several wonderful cookbooks over the years and this recipe came from one of those great cookbooks called "Dining With Pioneers." My aunt was one of the top sellers of these cookbooks for Councils of Tennessee Chapter #21 Telephone Pioneers of America, for which she belonged. There's no telling how many she purchased and gave to people. They were a favorite gift for many years for lots of brides.

Rating:
★★★★★ 8 votes
Comments:

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

1/2 c
shortening
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
3
mashed ripe bananas
2
cup sifted plain flour (i use self-rising and leave out the soda)
1 tsp
soda
1/2 c
chopped pecans

How to Make Banana Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix shortening, sugar and eggs, blend well. Add bananas, beat well. Add flour and soda, beat well after each addition. Add nuts, mix well. Pour batter into well greased and floured pan (this recipe is very old, back when we greased and floured pans, I spray with cooking spray). Bake for approximately 1 hour or until done.

Printable Recipe Card

About Banana Bread

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 32 Comments & Reviews

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Mmm, there’s just something magical about a tasty chocolate cupcake that just makes our mouths water. We searched high and low on Pinterest for some seriously awesome chocolate cupcake recipes...

Sponge Cake Recipes That'll Inspire You To Get Baking

Sponge Cake Recipes That'll Inspire You to Get Baking

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

While the concept of a sponge cake is simple (eggs, butter, sugar, and flour), the result is a very impressive dessert. The first sponge cake recipe appeared as early as...

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...