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Banana Bread - Recipe

A moist and delicious bread, bursting with the flavor of bananas. Doubles easily.
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Banana Bread Recipe
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9"x5" loaf pan.
  • In a large bowl combine sugar, shortening (or oil), and eggs. Beat in bananas. Add remaining dry ingredients and combine. Fold in nuts. Batter will be thick.
  • Pour into prepared pan and bake for 60 minutes or until done. Insert a toothpick in center to check for doneness. If toothpick is clean when removed, the bread is done.
  • Remove from pan and cool.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
-3 bananas, ripe, mashed
-1 cup sugar
-2 eggs, large
-1/2 cup shortening or vegetable oil
-2 cups all purpose flour
-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
-1 teaspoon baking soda
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1 teaspoon vanilla
-1/2 cup nuts (optional)