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Thick and Moist Banana Bread


The Gourmandize Team

This banana bread is heavy and moist, just the way banana bread should be. Absolutely delicious.

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (11 Votes)


  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg well beaten
  • 3 bananas
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp sour cream


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cream shortening and brown sugar.
Add vanilla, egg and banana.
Mix well.

Step 2

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to banana mix alternately with sour cream. Mix well.

Step 3

Pour in greased and floured loaf pan.
Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes


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