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Grandma’s Banana Bread Recipe 

 

Boy can my Grandmother bake! Her recipes are all the rage in our family and today I'm sharing a family favorite-Grandma's Banana Bread Recipe! You will not need any other recipe once you give this one a go!

Can I just say that my Grandmother knows how to cook?! And bake! Everyone in the family always wants Grandma’s recipes because they are just so much better than any other recipe you can find on Pinterest.

I don’t even like bananas but I love my Grandma’s banana bread recipe. I’m talking I can’t even stand to peel a banana or be next to someone who is. To me, they are the worst smelling and textured fruit on the planet. But there is something about this recipe that makes me want to it up the entire loaf!

You haven’t had good banana bread until you’ve tried this recipe!

Grandma’s Banana Bread Recipe

2 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
12 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
12 c shortening
1 c sugar
2 eggs
1 c mashed bananas

 

Cream together shortening and sugar.

Blend in 1 egg at a time. beat well.

Add mashed bananas.

Blend in dry ingredients.

Pour into greased loaf pan.

Push batter up into corners of the pan leaving center slightly hollowed.

For a well-rounded loaf, allow to stand for 20 minutes before baking.

Bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes.

Cool thoroughly before slicing.

Boy can my Grandmother bake! Her recipes are all the rage in our family and today I'm sharing a family favorite-Grandma's Banana Bread Recipe! You will not need any other recipe once you give this one a go!

Do you like bananas? What about banana bread?

Banana Bread Recipe

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Serves: 1 Loaf Cooking Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 c flour  
  • 1 tsp baking powder  
  • 1⁄2 tsp baking soda  
  • 1 tsp salt  
  • 1⁄2 c shortening  
  • 1 c sugar  
  • 2   eggs  
  • 1 c mashed bananas  

Instructions

1

Cream together shortening and sugar.

2

Blend in 1 egg at a time. beat well.

3

Add mashed bananas.

4

Blend in dry ingredients.

5

Pour into greased loaf pan.

6

Push batter up into corners of the pan leaving center slightly hollowed.

7

For a well-rounded loaf, allow to stand for 20 minutes before baking.

8

Bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes.

9

Cool thoroughly before slicing.

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