Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Try spreading Nutella on the slices of this bread. YUM! It was my mom’s recipe and a great way to use up over-ripe bananas. This is the same recipe I use for zucchini bread. Just substitute shredded zucchini for the banana.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease a loaf pan.
  2. Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs.
  3. Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture, alternating with the banana, blending well after each addition.
  4. Stir in nuts.
  5. Pour into the loaf pan.
  6. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until done.
  7. Remove from pan and allow to cool.
Most Helpful

A nice moist, nutty and not too sweet banana bread. Your Mom had a great recipe! I used pecans and very ripe bananas which I think is the secret to a great loaf.

Elly in Canada September 07, 2008