The Banana Bread Recipe You’ve Been Hoping For—Enjoy!

Name a better dessert than a 10 out of 10 banana bread recipe, I’ll wait. It’s just so versatile!

Banana bread can curb a sweet tooth, but put a little melted butter on it and brew a delicious cup of coffee and you got yourself breakfast! So what is not to love about banana bread?

The Banana Bread Recipe You've Been Hoping For—Enjoy!

And before you get started cooking this recipe that has been in my family for generations, you’re going to need a few things. Yes, ingredients, and we will get to that soon, but also a bread pan!

Here is a great option that comes in a set of two, because this banana bread recipe makes more than one loaf!

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So now that that is settled, as I said before, I am lucky enough to come from a long line of delicious cooks and bakers, so I’m giving you an all-access pass to my family’s banana bread recipe. You can thank me later.

In addition to bread pans, my grandma loves her KitchenAid mixer. However, we all know how expensive those can be, but this one from Cuisinart is significantly less expensive and has great reviews! So if you’re interested, here it is:

Cuisinart SM-50BC 5.5-Quart Stand Mixer

$199 at the time of publication

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And now finally, the ingredient list you’ve been patiently waiting for. Banana Bread Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup Crisco
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/3 teaspoon soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2/3 cup mashed bananas 
  • 3 tablespoons sour milk (which is just milk with 1 teaspoon of vinegar mixed in with it)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup chopped nuts

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Look, I get it, not everyone loves putting chopped nuts on their baked good, but since this does make more than one loaf, give it a shot. The moist sweetness of this banana bread recipe, mixed with the savory taste of the chopped nuts is really so so good!

From there, you just need to mix all of your ingredients into a bowl, then pour it into a greased bread pan, and bake it for one hour at 350-degrees. And before you know it, you will have the best banana bread of your life!

This banana bread recipe is so special to me, I truly hope you enjoy it has much as me and my family do! Happy baking!

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