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Banana Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jeanie Brown
Added: Friday, May 18, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 large (or 3 small) bananas, mashed
2 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 c. shortening, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. buttermilk

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.

Sift together: flour, salt, soda, and baking powder. In a mixing bowl, combine shortening, eggs, vanilla, sugar, and buttermilk. Mix well.

Add sifted ingredients and mashed bananas alternately while beating with a mixer on #3 speed for 2 minutes.

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.

Serve either warm or cooled.

 

 

 

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