Banana Bread in a Jar

Recipe by Shirl J 831
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 7
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preparation: set up 7 wide-mouth pint-size canning jars, metal rings and lids.
  • Don't use any other jars.
  • Sterilize jars, lids and rings according to manufacturer's directions.
  • Grease inside, but not the rim of jars.
  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • In large bowl cream sugar and shortening with electric mixer.
  • Add eggs and mix well.
  • Add buttermilk and vanilla and mix well.
  • Place dry ingredients in a separate large bowl and blend with a whisk.
  • Add creamed ingredients to dry ingredients and mix with whisk and spoon.
  • Gently stir in mashed bananas and nuts.
  • Pour one cup of batter into prepared jars.
  • DO NOT use more than one cup of banana bread recipe batter or it will overflow and jar will not seal.
  • Place banana bread recipe filled jars evenly spaced on a cookie sheet.
  • Place in a pre-heated 325F oven for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. **Yield amount is pint jars.
  • Remove banana bread recipe jars from oven one at a time keeping remaining jars in oven.
  • Working quickly, wipe rim, place lid and ring on jar and secure.
  • Jars will seal quickly.
  • Repeat with remaining jars.
  • When ready to serve, banana bread will slide out.
  • GIFTY TIP FOR YOUR BANANA BREAD IN A JAR RECIPE:
  • Place a circle of patterned fabric (9" diameter will do it) under the ring of the lid, or over top the lid secured by a rubber band. Put a ribbon and bow of raffia or fabric around the ring of the lid over top the rubber band. A hot glue gun will be handy to add other decor.
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