- 1/3 cup shortening
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup mashed ripe bananas
- In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Beat in eggs. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with bananas, beating well after each addition. Pour into a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan.
- Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before removing from pan; cool on a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices.).
Reviews for Easy Banana Bread
"As the name indicates, it's easy...and very delicious!! Substituted butter for the shortening."
"I love it. It was my first time making banana bread and I hit the jackpot. Its not all thick and heavy like others I have eaten. Fool proof recipe."
"Love this recipe. I added a little more sugar & 2 cups of bananas.Very good & moist."
"The consistency is great! I did not change anything, but I did add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. We loved it"
"Easy and tastes great!"