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Banana Bread from Miss Esther's Kitchen

How to make Miss Esther's banana bread, warm and fluffy from the oven, and bursting with fresh banana flavor.
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Course: Breads & Muffins
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 486kcal
Author: Mel Lockcuff



  • Mix shortening and sugar together; then add eggs. Mash up bananas, adding to mixture. Mix dry ingredients together; then add to mixture.
  • Grease bread pan. Pour batter into bread pan; batter will be slightly thick. Bake at 350° for about 40 minutes. It may take an hour or more for the bread to be fully done in the middle; use a toothpick to test.
  • Serve with butter while warm.


Serving: 1Servings | Calories: 486kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 242mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 132IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2mg
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