Rich Banana Bread

– Excellent! I did make some changes, so I could enjoy a slice (or two) along with my family. I used Best Life for baking instead of butter, 1/2 cup splenda blend, nonfat sugar-free vanilla yogurt instead of sour cream and used all whole wheat flour. Following the review by Naples, I added a tsp. each of lemon juice & baking powder. Finally, I had three bananas “ready” so I used all three and I did mash them rather than slice. My favorite part of this recipe was even though I used all whole wheat flour, this was the most moist banana bread……ever! DELISH! Thank you for sharing your recipe that made my adjustments turn out so well!

To Make this Recipe You’Il Need the following ingredients:


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed banana (3 – 4)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


1 Cream shortening and add sugar gradually, mix in eggs and banana.

2 In a separate bowl sift the dry ingredients together and add them to the creamed mixture.

3 Then add the milk, sour cream and vanilla& mix till combined.

4 Grease 1 bundt pan or 2 bread pans, pour in batter and bake for 1 hour (or until done) at 350°F