Title: Banana Bread

Yield: 8 servings

Cooking time: 1 hour

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Category: Cake

Source: Wikmans



Heat oven to 350 deg F.

Sift together flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda. (cinnamon - see note)
Mash bananas into chunky paste. Whisk in melted shortening, sugar and eggs. (Vanilla extract - see note)

Fold in dry ingredients until just mixed.
Stir in nuts if using.

Bake for 1 hr or less - checking after 50 mins


You can use butter instead of shortening.
You can use brown sugar.
Add 3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon optional to dry ingredients
Add 1 tsp. vanilla extract optional to wet ingredients