Banana Bread

The best banana bread ever. The nuts are not optional. More sour cream is advised. Even an extra banana won’t hurt.

  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tablespoon sour cream (or more)
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 large crushed bananas
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup nuts, coarsely chopped
  1. Beat sugar and shortening together. Add eggs and sour cream and beat some more.
  2. Add baking soda, vanilla, salt and bananas and stir until mixed.
  3. Add flour and nuts and stir until mixed.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour in greased bread pans.

Makes two loaves.

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