Banana Jam Bread

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Dec. 14, 2011


Shortening 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Eggs 2
Mashed ripe banana 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
All purpose flour
Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Strawberry jam 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)



1. Grease and flour two 8 1/2- x 4 1/2- x 3-inch loaf pans

2. Preheat the oven to 350°


3. In a large bowl, mix the shortening till it is soft and then gradually add sugar to make a soft fluffy mix.

4. Beat the eggs into the mixture one at a time till you have a smooth mixture

5. Then slowly add the banana and lemon juice into the creamed mixture to form a smooth paste.

6. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt and mix into the creamed mixture till it just holds together.

7. Add the jam and the pecans and mix well and pour into the prepared loaf pans

8. Bake for 50 minutes or till the center of the loaf is cooked through. Cool for 10 minutes, remove from pans and set on wire racks to cool


9. Serve warm or at room temperature

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 5

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 808Calories from Fat 341

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 460 mg19.17%

Total Carbohydrates 108 g36%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 55 g

Protein 10 g20%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet