Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 50 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together flour, salt, soda and spices, set aside.
  2. Place 4-5 bananas and 3 eggs in blender, blend thoroughly.
  3. Place remaining bananas and eggs in blender, blend thoroughly.
  4. Cream sugar and shortening, blend in banana and egg mixture.
  5. Mix in flour, but do not overmix.
  6. Bake in greased bread tins.
  7. A bundt pan also works nicely but will not hold entire recipe.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes, or until bread tests done.


Most Helpful

Although I omitted the cloves and nuts, and substituted butter for the shortening (I had run out), this was some of the best banana bread I have ever tasted. My family loved it. This was also the FIRST TIME I'd ever made banana bread, and I couldn't believe how EASY this recipe was. I made little cupcakes as well, and they were also excellent. I'll most definately be making this recipe again. Thanks!

Di90210 June 02, 2002

I decided to try this recipe because the girls and I love banana bread, it was raved about on the boards 'and' I had 9 ripe bananas I needed to do something with. I've put off reviewing because I really regret that I can't honestly give it a higher rating. :-( It just tasted so bland to me. I did add cinnamon, cloves and nutmet (as well as walnuts), but it just seemed to be missing something. My daughters each tried one piece and didn't want any more. I ended up throwing almost all of it out on the third day. If I decide to make this again, it will be for an 'event' and I will kick up the cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg to at least 2 teaspoons each and may add some vanilla as well. The appearance and texture were great! Thank you for sharing your wife's recipe William. I'm sorry I have to report we were disappointed with it.

Cindy Lynn December 19, 2002

I followed the recipie to a "T", using 1/16 of a teaspoon of the spices for a das, and the bread as delicious. It was very moist and rich in banana flavor. I would recommend to a banana bread lover.

Firestorm August 28, 2002

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