Old Fashioned Banana Nut Bread
Moist and full of flavor. A perfect banana nut bread recipe.
- 2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup vegetable shortening Crisco
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup banana very ripe and mashed
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 2 large eggs
- 3/4 cup pecans -- chopped
Sift flour, soda and salt together. Cream shortening and sugar, add eggs and beat until fluffy. Add dry ingredients and mashed bananas and buttermilk. Add 3/4 cup nuts.
Turn into greased 9 x 5 or 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 oaf pan. Bake 350 degrees 60 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Oven temps vary, so start checking doneness after 45 - 50 minutes.
Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 256mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg