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Prep Time:
15 minutes

Cook Time:
60 to 65 minutes

Servings:
2 loaves

Prep Time:
15 minutes

Cook Time:
60 to 65 minutes

Servings:
2 loaves

Banana Nut Bread

INGREDIENTS

Banana Nut Bread

  • 2 1/2 C. (625 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) salt
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 C. (125 mL) Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 C. (500 mL) sugar
  • 2 C. (500 mL) mashed ripe banana
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 C. (125 mL) chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) pure vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS

  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.