Grandmas Famous Banana Bread Recipe

I had a few bananas starting to brown this morning and that mixed with the cloudy skies out my window put me in the baking mood!

I decided to whip up some of my Grandmas Famous Banana Bread Recipe!

My sweet grandmother shared this Banana Bread Recipe with me years ago, and we have been loving it ever since!

There is just something so sweet and special about making a recipe that I know has been made for generations.  I’m going to be keeping this recipe close to my heart and can’t wait to one day make it for my own grandchildren.

Grandmas Famous Banana Bread Recipe

This Banana Bread Recipe has been loved for generations.  It is quick to make and delicious to eat!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Keyword: Banana Bread, Bread, Quick Bread
Servings: 12 people


  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 large Mashed Bananas
  • 2 1/4 cups Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda


  • In large mixing bowl beat sugar, shortening and eggs on high for 3 minutes.
  • Add flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder.  Mix just until combined.
  • Pour in a greased loaf pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

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