Dora Benston's Pioneer Banana Bread

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by That Napa Chicken R

This is my great-grandmother's recipe for banana bread. I remember her copying it for me out of a very old Puyallup community or church cookbook. It has always been my favorite!

Top Review by Ck2plz

Super easy and good! I threw in a handful of walnuts. I hate to admit it but I ate 1/2 of the bread. I always have to cook my bread longer b/c the center is still gooey. This has happened with every banana bread I have made. Any helpful hints Grace at Sweet Grace's for the bread to cook evenly?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir.
  2. In a seperate bowl, combine the remainng ingredients (let the butter cool a little first).
  3. Mix altogether and bake at 350 degrees for approximately one hour until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  4. I usually add about 1/2 cups of chopped walnuts when available.

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