Mom's Banana Bread

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Recipe: #15554

November 03, 2014

"I love the ends on this bread...I always have to serve it already sliced on the platter, so no one will notice the ends are already gone. Anyway, Mom's old-fashioned recipe is moist and flavorful, with a crispy crust. Recipe makes either one loaf or 12 muffins."

Original is 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (90.9 g)
  • Calories 302
  • Total Fat - 15.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 55.5 mg
  • Sodium - 300.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 37.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.7 g
  • Sugars - 17.1 g
  • Protein - 6.2 g
  • Calcium - 29.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a loaf pan or grease a muffin tin.

Step 2

Cream sugar and shortening, beat in eggs, then bananas. Combine baking soda with milk and add to creamed mixture.

Step 3

Whisk flour with salt and spices, add a little at a time to creamed mixture, beating well. Stir in nuts and pour into prepared pan.

Step 4

For loaf, bake for 35 minutes, then cover loosely with foil and continue to bake 15-20 minutes or until done. Insert a knife in the middle, if knife comes out clean, loaf is done.

Step 5

For muffins, bake 23 minutes or until done. Test doneness with a toothpick. Brush muffins with simple syrup while warm, if desired.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


These were delicious...I made them into muffins...very moist...thanks for sharing...


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(22 Apr 2017)

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