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Easy Banana Bread

My family lives for banana bread, and they all say this recipe is heaven!
Prep20 Mins
Cook70 Mins
Ready90 Mins
Servings24

Ingredients

  • 5 very ripe bananas
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Steps

  1. 1Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease 2 - 9x5 inch loaf pans. In a medium bowl, mash bananas and stir in the eggs until well blended. Set aside.
  2. 2In large bowl, beat shortening and gradually add sugar. Stir in vanilla and banana mixture. Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt; blend into batter. Add walnuts if desired. Divide between the prepared pans.
  3. 3Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
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