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Banana Bran Bread

If you like playing around with different quantities of breads, this Banana Bran Bread is one you can try! The combination in this LeBanana Bran Bread is usual as well as versatile. Give it a try!
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Honey 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Bran 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Elams)
  Eggs 2
  Ripe banana pulp 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Thoroughly blend the first five ingredients in a bowl.
Sift together and add flour, baking powder and salt.
Pour into a greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2-inch loaf pan.
Bake at 350°F for 1 hour, until done.
Cool on wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Fruit Dessert

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2446 Calories from Fat 750

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g130.9%

Saturated Fat 21.4 g107%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 2014.2 mg83.9%

Total Carbohydrates 413 g137.7%

Dietary Fiber 25.5 g102.1%

Sugars 166.6 g

Protein 45 g89.5%

Vitamin A 9.7% Vitamin C 1.7%

Calcium 96.4% Iron 91.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Joanne_from_Northern_California's picture
I've made this recipe dozens of times over the years. It's in the 1979 book, "Best recipes from the backs of boxes, bottles, cans, and jars", by Ceil Dyer. In the book it says that Elam's had this recipe on its packaging for over a that would be around 1969.
Banana Bran Bread Recipe