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Banana Nut Bread I

Rated as 4.61 out of 5 Stars

"Moist, nutty, and delicious."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 256
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 - 9x5 inch loaves)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in bananas, buttermilk, and vanilla. Mix in flour, baking powder, and soda. Stir in nuts if desired. Pour batter into two greased 9x5 inch pans.
  3. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 256 calories; 11.1 37.1 3.3 24 132 Full nutrition

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I altered this recipe, taking suggestions from all the previous reviewers. I shorted the sugar 1/2 cup and used half brown sugar and half white sugar for the 2 cups required. I also added 2 ts...

Most helpful critical review

The texure of this bread was medium to light. It was very moist. I liked everything about it except that I thought it was too sweet. I made mini loafs with half the batter. I like banana nut...

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I altered this recipe, taking suggestions from all the previous reviewers. I shorted the sugar 1/2 cup and used half brown sugar and half white sugar for the 2 cups required. I also added 2 ts...

This recipe made the most delicious and moist banana nut bread. It was so easy to do, just mix and stick in the oven. My boyfriend and I made 4 loaves in a month. :) I like to add 2 tsps. of ...

Delicious!!! I was looking for a quick, easy nutritious bread... this was it! I just made my own buttermilk(2 tsp lemon juice per 1/2 cup milk and added more nuts. A big hit and simply disappear...

This came out really well! I doubled the recipe and made 2 pans of mini loaves and 2 large loaves (9x5) - I added chocolate chips to the larger loaves - delicious! I read the reviews and lesse...

terrific recipe!! moist and tasty!! the buttermilk makes this a real stand out. I used real butter also for the shortening. This is the best!

The texure of this bread was medium to light. It was very moist. I liked everything about it except that I thought it was too sweet. I made mini loafs with half the batter. I like banana nut...

Fantastic! Stays moist. Flavor is great. Best banana bread I have ever tasted.

very good recipe. stays moist even after days and it still tastes good!!! a little sweet but other than that, it's great.

Hey all! You might want to give this recipe a try. Especially novice bakers, I think this recipe will help boost the culinary moral of those just starting off. Good recipe all the way around,...