Banana Bread

From the kitchen of: Pat Mineart.

This is a family favorite.

  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cup sifted enriched flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon soda
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup broken walnuts

Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs and beat well. Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternating with a banana, beating well after each addition. Stir in walnuts. Pour into well-greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees about 1 hour until done. Remove from pan, cool on rack. Wrap, store for at least one day.

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