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My Mom’s Banana Bread

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Cooking Time:

45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup shortening (I always use butter flavored Crisco)
  • 4 eggs
  • 6 TBS buttermilk or sour milk
  • 2 cups mashed very ripe bananas
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Directions

Mary Ellen Cox – Phipps Inn Bed & Breakfast

Grease & flour three 3 ½”X8” baking pans.

Beat together:
1 1/3 cups sugar
2/3 cup shortening (I always use butter flavored Crisco)
4 eggs

Stir in:
6 TBS. buttermilk or sour milk

Stir in:
2 cups mashed very ripe bananas

Add & beat well:
4 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Pour into prepared pans.

Let stand 20 minutes before baking . Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until test toothpick comes out clean.