"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
2/3 cup shortening 1/2 cup buttermilk 3 large bananas
2 1/2 cups flour 1 2/3 cups sugar 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder 1 1/4 tsp. soda 1 tsp. salt 1/3 cup buttermilk 2 eggs 1/3 cup chopped pecans
Cream together shortening, buttermilk and bananas. Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt, add to first mixture. Then add 1/3 cup buttermilk, eggs and nuts. Bake at 350º about 35 minutes or until done in greased and floured loan pans. Makes 2 loaves.
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