Nana's Banana Bread

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by mary winecoff

Okay I know that I am prejudiced but this is my mother's recipe for banana bread and I think it is the best banana bread in the world. It uses instant milk powder, something I have never seen in any other banana bread recipes. I am adding this to the large group of recipes on Zaar to keep this safe and in the family.

Top Review by Katzen

Excellent loaf of banana bread! I used an 8x4 pan, and baked it at 350 for an hour - it worked perfectly! My nuts were walnuts, and I sprinkled the top with a cinnamon sugar prior to baking, because we love that cinnamony crunch. Made for 1-2-3 Hits. Thanks so much for sharing this with us!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix shortening, sugar and egg together.
  2. Blend 1/3 cup water, vinegar and mashed banana and add to mixture.
  3. Mix in 1/2 cup nuts if desired.
  4. Sift together salt, milk, baking soda, baking powder and flour.
  5. Add to wet mixture.
  6. Bake at 350F for 1 hour.
  7. Always made with extra love at Nana's house.

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