Perfect Banana Bread

This easy recipe makes perfect moist banana bread every time.

Perfect Banana Bread

Category: Breads & Cakes, Recipes

Perfect Banana Bread


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup Gurley’s chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream sugar and shortening together in a medium sized bowl; add eggs and bananas and blend in.
  3. In a separate large bowl, mix together flour, salt and soda.
  4. Add banana mixture alternately with milk.
  5. Fold in chopped walnuts.
  6. Pour into greased loaf pan.
  7. Bake for 1-hour or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Cool 10 minutes in the pan, then remove to a wire rack and cool completely. Makes 1 loaf