Easy Banana Bread
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + standing
Makes1 loaf (16 slices.)
- 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 8x4-in. loaf pan.
- Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before removing from pan; cool on a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 133 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Oct 14, 2019
Excellent simple receipt that tastes great.
Nov 14, 2018
Easy recipe. Bread turned out perfect. Uses on-hand ingredients.
May 4, 2017
I used extremely ripe bananas that I had frozen and then thawed and it was probably a little more than 1 cup. The loaves were a beautiful golden color and rose perfectly. However the mini muffins I made were dry. The mini loaves were given away and I hope they were not as dry! I am going to make it again into mini loaves and see how they turn out.
Jul 25, 2016
A good banana bread. I used butter instead of shortening. If I make it again, I will increase the amount of bananas.
Apr 6, 2016
As the name indicates, it's easy...and very delicious!! Substituted butter for the shortening.
Feb 3, 2016
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.
Jul 18, 2015
Love this recipe. I added a little more sugar & 2 cups of bananas.Very good & moist.
May 29, 2015
The consistency is great! I did not change anything, but I did add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. We loved it
Feb 19, 2015
Easy and tastes great!
Dec 31, 2014
Very basic recipe but very good.