Banana Bread

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by love4culinary

I love this banana bread. It is an old family recipe that I decided to share! Oftentimes I will use butter instead of shortening, but for the sake of keeping nana's recipe, I will list it as she makes it :)

Top Review by Cindy Lynn

This was very good and easy to make. I doubled the recipe, giving one loaf to my cousin, because that's how many bananas that I needed to use up. Without the 'traditional' cinnamon and nutmeg the banana flavor was more pronounced than we've been accustomed to in the past. Thanks for sharing this recipe Angela.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat shortening until creamy, on medium speed; approximately 2 minutes.
  3. Add sugar, and beat until fluffy.
  4. Add eggs and beat until thick and lemon in color.
  5. Add dry ingredients slowly, and mix thoroughly.
  6. Add bananas and mix until completely mixed through the batter.
  7. Grease bottom of a loaf pan.
  8. Only the bottom-- not the sides.
  9. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until knife comes clean.
  10. Cooking times may vary greatly from oven to oven.
  11. Enjoy!

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