Paula Deen's Banana Nut Bread

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Paula Deen has done it again--she gave us a ridiculously simple but delicious recipe. Recipe courtesy of The Lady & Sons Savannah Country Cookbook. Serving size is estimated.


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Cream shortening and sugar.
  3. Soft together flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda and add to creamed mixture.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  5. Pour into a well-greased loaf pan.
  6. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.
Most Helpful

I had to cook it longer as the other reviews stated but it was delicious! Side note: to accommodate nut allergies, I replaced the nuts with semi sweet Chocolate Chips! Yummy!

Misty M. October 08, 2015

I so loved this reciped..mmm good...and so very yummy..So I may have to bake it a tad bit longer but yummo!

Mary S. February 05, 2014

I had to cook it more than 40 - 45 minutes and it came out very crumbly. However, it tasted very good.

bonniegmusic November 26, 2013