Aunt Maude's Old Banana Bread Recipe

Linda J Sheets


I have made this for bread for over 40 yrs. using Aunt Maude's recipe. She was in her 80's when she shared this recipe. People have ask for the recipe, then changed "things" and said it doesn't taste like yours. Use only ingredients listed, no substitutes. This is very delicious. Toast with butter for breakfast and a cup of coffee.


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about 8
15 Min
45 Min


  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 1 stick
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 3
    bananas (ripe but not too old)
  • 1 tsp
    real vanilla
  • 2 c
    chopped nuts
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/2 c
    raisins (optional)

How to Make Aunt Maude's Old Banana Bread Recipe


  1. Grease and flour 1 4x8 loaf pan or 3 small mini loaf pans. Preheat oven to 325*
  2. Make sure ingredients are room temperature.
  3. Cream sugar and butter. Beat eggs. Add 1 at a time and mix well after each addition.
  4. Sift flour, salt & soda together.
  5. Add mashed bananas, mix well. Add cinnamon, raisins & nuts. Mix well.
  6. Pour into prepared pan(s) and cook for 40-45 minutes until pick inserted comes out clean. Let set 10 minutes then dump out on clean kitchen towels. Let cool if you can wait that long. Slice & spread with butter.

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About Aunt Maude's Old Banana Bread Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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