Provided by Florida Center, USA


cup sugar
cup vegetable shortening
cup applesauce
Tablespoon of finely ground flaxseeds (for some Omega 3 fatty acids) whipped with ¼ cup of water
cups flour
cup chopped walnuts
teaspoon baking soda
soft, ripe bananas, mashed
loaf pans (8 in x 3 ½ in)


Preheat oven at 325º F. Cream sugar and shortening; add applesauce, ground flax seeds with water, flour, soda, bananas, chopped nuts and mix well. Greased and floured the loaf pans. Greased and floured the pans. Pour banana bread batter into 2 loaf pans; bake at 325ºF for about 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. This banana nut bread recipe makes 2 medium loaves


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