You will love this Quick Banana Bread Recipe!
The other day 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 Easy 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 share the recipe with my own grandchildren.
It only takes a few minutes to whip up this quick banana bread…..and honestly only a few minutes to eat it till it’s gone……
This recipe is the best way to use up bananas that are turning brown or even frozen bananas! Just pull the bananas out of the fridge, let them defrost for an hour or two, smash them up and plop them into the mixer.
How To Make This Simple Banana Bread Recipe
First, in mixing bowl, mix together the following ingredients:
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 2 eggs
Add 3 mashed bananas and mix again.
Next, add your dry ingredients:
- 2 1/4 cups flour
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
Mix these dry ingredients gently, just until the wet and dry are evenly mixed together.
Pour this mixture into a greased loaf pan and bake in 350 degree oven for 55 minutes. Insert toothpick in center to make sure it comes out clean before pulling out your bread.
Grandmas Famous Banana Bread Recipe
- 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.
- Mash bananas and add to mixer. Mix well.
- 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.
See how easy this simple banana bread recipe is? The easiest! And it is so delicious and moist! I hope this recipe becomes a new favorite in our home, like it is in ours.
The next time you have bananas going bad, consider turning them into a loaf of this delicious bread. You will not regret it! This is the perfect after school snack, breakfast, or sweet midnight treat!
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