This is the best banana bread recipe I ever made! it’s so easy to make and super soft and moist! It’s a great way to use up overripe bananas it is tender and packed full of flavor!



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


1 ) Cream shortening and add sugar gradually, mix in eggs and banana. (If you’re a diabetic, you can reduce the sugar to just 1 cup).

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

3 ) Add milk, sour cream, and vanilla, and mix until combined (you can use yogurt instead of sour cream for variation).

4 ) Grease a bundt pan or 2 bread pans, and pour in the batter and bake for 60 minutes (or until done) at 350°F and ENJOY!!!