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Banana Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Banana Bread, by , is from Iowa Family & Consumer Sciences Educators for Progress, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sherry Nicola - Lone Tree
Added: Tuesday, April 7, 2009


1/3 c. shortening
1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 3/4 c. flour, sifted
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1 c. ripe banana, mashed

1. Cream together shortening and sugar.
2. Add eggs to creamed mixture and beat well.
3. Sift together dry ingredients.
4. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture, alternately with banana, blending well after each addition.
5. Pour into a well-greased 9 1/2x5x3" loaf pan.
6. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes or until bread tests done.
7. Remove bread from pan and cool on a cooling rack.




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