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Jamaican Banana Bread Recipe

Jamaican Banana Bread Recipe

I bake a Banana Bread at least once a month as bananas are always in my fruit basket. As soon as the bananas go soft (overripe) I make either Jamaican Banana Fritters or a Banana Bread. Enjoy my Banana Bread Recipe.


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 ripe bananas (mashed)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of nutmeg (optional)


  1. Cream the shortening, sugar, & salt.
  2. Add beaten eggs, flour, baking soda, banana, nutmeg & vanilla.
  3. Mix all the ingredients vigorously
  4. Grease bread shaped pan
  5. Pour the batter in the container
  6. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  7. Bake 40-50 minutes or until done
  8. The recipe serves 8 people
  9. Best with coffee

Jamaican Banana Bread Recipe PN

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Winsome Murphy