Rich and Delicious Banana Bread


This is an old family recipe that is requested frequently by the children. It’s simple to make, rich and delicious.

Original recipe makes 1 – 8×4 inch loaf pan


1/2 cup shortening
1 cup white sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
3 ripe bananas

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    1 hr


    1 hr 10 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8×4 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the shortening and sugar. Sift in the flour, baking soda and salt. Blend in the mashed bananas. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until a knife inserted into center of loaf comes out clean.


Calories: 268 kcal
Carbohydrates: 42.4 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 10.6 g
Fiber: 1.4 g
Protein: 2.3 g
Sodium: 359 mg