My husband’s Great Aunt Charlotte had the best banana bread recipe! I never actually ate it made by her, but enjoyed it many, many times made by my mother-in-law. She passed the recipe down to me and I love to make it and fill my home with the wonderful aroma of such a treat baking. I hope you find this an easy and enjoyable recipe for the holidays.

Aunt Charlotte’s Banana Bread

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1/4 cup oil

4 mashed bananas

1 1/2 cups plain flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1/2 cup nuts (optional)

Mash the bananas in a large bowl. Mix the dry ingredients together in a separate bowl. Add the egg and oil to the bananas and mix and then add everything together. Pour into a loaf pan and bake at 350 for about 45 minutes.

Depending on the humidity level, you may have to bake it a little longer. When your fork or toothpick comes away clean, it’s done and ready to devour!


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