• Manhattan Fruit Market
  • 448 West 16th Street Chelsea Market, New York, NY 10011
  • * (212) 255-2242 General Office * **(212) 255-8305 Customer Support & Text Messaging**
  • Prep Time

    15M

    Cook Time

    50M

    Total Time

    65M

    Serves

    6

    Description

    Quick and delicious!

    Ingredients

    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped (reserve 2 tbsp for the top)
    • 1 cup ripe bananas, smashed
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/3 cup shortening
    • 1 3/4 cup sifted flour
    • 1/2 cup white sugar

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9 x 5 loaf pan or line with foil and grease.
    2. Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs and beat well.
    3. Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamed ingredients, alternating with smashed bananas. Blend only until incorporated. Add nuts and pour into loaf pan. Sprinkle nuts on top if you wish.
    4. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven.
    5. Cool 20 minutes and remove from pan. When almost cool wrap in foil and let set overnight.