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Hint of Lemon Banana Bread


The Gourmandize Team

Yummilicious banana bread has a tiny hint of lemon that takes this bread over the top!

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (33 Votes)


  • 3 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 cups ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 tbs. lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • chopped nuts (optional)


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 60mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Combine bananas and lemon juice; mix well.

Step 2

Cream together shortening and sugar in a medium mixing bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Add eggs and beat thoroughly until light.

Step 3

Add dry ingredients alternately with milk. Fold in bananas and nuts. Pour even amounts into two (8 1/2 x 4 1/2 inch) loaf pans.

Step 4

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. ENJOY!!


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