Food Friday – Grandma’s Banana Bread

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Banana bread is Yuuuuumy! It never hurts to have a goos banana bread recipe laying around. We like to save our old black bananas in the freezer so we can make banana bread anytime.

Here is a family recipe that we love.


What you need:

4 cups flour

2 tsp. baking soda

1 & 1/2 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. salt

2 cups sugar

1 cup shortening

4 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

6 tbs. sour milk (to sour milk add 3-4 drops vinegar or lemon juice to milk)

6 bananas (black)

1 cup nuts (optional)


What to do:

1. Cream together sugar, shortening, eggs, vanilla, and milk

2. mix dry ingredients in separate bowl

3. Add dry ingredients to sugar mix 1 cup at a time while blending with mixer

4. Mash bananas and add to mixture

5. Add nuts if desired

6. Grease loaf pan

7. Bake at 375 degrees for 45-50 mins.


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