Banana Nut Bread

Category: Bread

Date: 08-29-2009

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Banana Nut Bread

1/3 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup mashed ripe banana
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Cream together shortening and sugar; add eggs and beat well.  

Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with banana,
blending well after each addition.  Stir in nuts.

Pour into well-greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.  

Bake in moderate over (350 ) 45-50 minutes or till done.  

Remove from pan; cool on rack.  Wrap and store overnight.