"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain

Banana Bread Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Banana Bread, by , is from Suwanee Ward Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Lee Jackson
Added: Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup mashed RIPE bananas
2 eggs
4 tbsp. milk
1 tbsp. vinegar
(or use 5 tbsp. buttermilk for the milk and vinegar)
1 tsp. vanilla

1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda dissolved in 1/2 cup hot water
2 cups flour (can use wheat flour)
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together sugar and shortening. Add bananas, eggs, milk and vinegar (or buttermilk.) Add vanilla, salt, soda dissolved in hot water. Add flour and nuts. Mix well.

Pour into greased and floured bread pan. Bake at 350 for 45 - 50 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 bread pan
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was a favorite that I got from a dear friend in North Carolina, named Teresa Hooker. It is very important to use very ripe (or over ripe!) bananas or the fruit will float to the top of the bread and be mushy. It is a great way to use up dead bananas!

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

256W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!