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A Resident Recipe for Homemade Banana Bread

A Resident Recipe for Homemade Banana Bread

"This was my mother's recipe.  
We had it many times growing up, and it is one of my absolute favorite desserts."

- Doris P, Five Star Resident

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3 mashed bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons sour milk (make by putting a bit of vinegar in the milk)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Cooking Instructions

Combine flour and baking powder in a large bowl.
Add baking soda to sour milk in a small bowl.
Cream together sugar, shortening, mashed bananas and eggs.
Add the flour and baking powder mixture.
Add baking soda and sour milk mixture.
Pour into loaf pan and bake at 350° F for about 50 minutes.

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