- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 medium ripe bananas, mashed
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- In a large bowl, cream the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add creamed mixture, beating just until combined. Stir in bananas. Fold in blueberries.
- Pour into three greased 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 3 mini loaves.
Reviews for Blueberry Banana Bread
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"I made one regular sized loaf instead of three small ones. Substituted Butter flavored Crisco for shortening. Nice sugary caramelization on the crust! Yummy!"
"simple and excellant taste."
"Excellent. Used equal butter substitute for shortening, frozen blueberries in a large loaf pan. Baked almost an hour. Kids loved it."
"Loved it, l baked it in a loaf pan like banana bread for 1 hour, test with toothpick to make sure it's done!"
"Definitely a 5 star. I made this recipe substituting 1/2 of the sugar with Splenda to cut down on sugar. The result was AWESOME!I also used frozen blueberries adding them the very last, also added 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. I Made 3 recipes,making 1 of them into muffins. (definately a Keeper recipe):-)So moist and delicious!!!!.The next time I want to try adding chopped nuts :-)"