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Blueberry Banana Bread Recipe
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Blueberry Banana Bread Recipe

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Blueberries and bananas combine in these tender, golden loaves. Whether you enjoy a slice as a snack or for breakfast, this bread is so flavorful, you won't need butter. —Sandy Flick, Toledo, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 202 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 172 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
Originally published as Blueberry Banana Bread in Taste of Home June/July 2003, p61

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 202 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 172 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 13, 2015

"can we use blueberry topping/filling in it since we dont really have fresh or dried blueberries in the region?"

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Reviewed Mar. 1, 2015

"I made one regular sized loaf instead of three small ones. Substituted Butter flavored Crisco for shortening. Nice sugary caramelization on the crust! Yummy!"

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Reviewed Feb. 25, 2015

"simple and excellant taste."

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Reviewed Feb. 23, 2015

"Excellent. Used equal butter substitute for shortening, frozen blueberries in a large loaf pan. Baked almost an hour. Kids loved it."

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Reviewed Feb. 17, 2015

"Loved it, l baked it in a loaf pan like banana bread for 1 hour, test with toothpick to make sure it's done!"

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