Banana Nut Bread
(22) Ratings

Banana Nut Bread

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Makes: 2 loaves

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups 625 mL Robin Hood® Original All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp 5 mL salt
  • 1 tsp 5 mL baking soda
  • 1/2 cup 125 mL Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 cups 500 mL sugar
  • 2 cups 500 mL mashed ripe banana
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup 125 mL chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 tsp 5 mL vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Heat oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Grease and line with parchment paper two 8" x 4" (1.5 L) loaf pans.
  2. Combine flour, salt, and baking soda in a small bowl.
  3. Combine shortening, sugar, mashed banana, egg, nuts and vanilla. Beat using an electric mixer until well blended.
  4. Add the dry ingredients and stir just until moistened. Pour into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 60 to 65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.