Easy Banana Bread

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My family lives for banana bread, and they all say this recipe is heaven!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
2 loaves

Ingredients

  • 5 very ripe bananas

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 cup shortening

  • 2 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease 2 - 9x5 inch loaf pans. In a medium bowl, mash bananas and stir in the eggs until well blended. Set aside.

  2. In large bowl, beat shortening and gradually add sugar. Stir in vanilla and banana mixture. Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt; blend into batter. Add walnuts if desired. Divide between the prepared pans.

  3. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

258 Calories
10g Fat
41g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 258
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 214mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 120mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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